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leftstreet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-04-09 01:14 AM
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38. K&R
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  -"What's a Luddite?" Orwellian_Ghost  Nov-03-09 04:03 PM   #0 
  - Why the cowardly U after it is barely posted? (nt)  question everything   Nov-03-09 04:06 PM   #1 
  - Probably didn't  Orwellian_Ghost   Nov-03-09 04:09 PM   #2 
  - It's not the content,  Autumn   Nov-03-09 04:10 PM   #4 
  - I rec for the name.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-04-09 12:43 AM   #37 
     - Same here  Autumn   Nov-04-09 07:03 AM   #41 
  - I just gave an unrec because you're complaining about unrecs.  Blue-Jay   Nov-03-09 04:12 PM   #8 
  - Yeah, within a couple of minutes after a thread is posted, somebody has to complain about UnRecs.  elocs   Nov-03-09 05:07 PM   #15 
  - can we unrec a post? damn.  sui generis   Nov-04-09 01:08 PM   #53 
  - Well, that'll show 'em...  Greyhound   Nov-03-09 05:08 PM   #16 
  - Attention, and you gave it to them. They thank you. n/t  elocs   Nov-03-09 05:03 PM   #13 
  - You're fair and balanced. You will counter with a Recommend, right?  TexasObserver   Nov-03-09 05:18 PM   #20 
     - Oh, thank you, thank you, oh great master  question everything   Nov-03-09 11:42 PM   #34 
     - Question, TexasObserver, where does one SEE a negative vote? I don't have any visible  bertman   Nov-04-09 08:06 AM   #44 
        - I'll try to explain.  TexasObserver   Nov-04-09 01:07 PM   #52 
  - +1 for a good history lesson here  noamnety   Nov-03-09 04:10 PM   #3 
  - They were the folks who said the family & family values would be destroyed  SpiralHawk   Nov-03-09 04:10 PM   #5 
  - sure. but they destroyed new technology. assigning that as the cause  PretzelWarrior   Nov-03-09 04:11 PM   #6 
  - I believe the point of the OP was that what YOU are saying is the  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-04-09 10:36 AM   #45 
  - It is not the technology, per se  blindpig   Nov-04-09 11:30 AM   #47 
  - from ludlow.  pansypoo53219   Nov-04-09 12:15 PM   #50 
  - Techno-utopians? I think the Pet Shop Boys fall into that group.  GodlessBiker   Nov-03-09 04:11 PM   #7 
  - What have the Pet Shop Boys got to do with this?  Puzzler   Nov-03-09 04:17 PM   #11 
     - It was a joke.  FatDave   Nov-04-09 12:25 AM   #36 
  - knr but shouldn't there be a link?  hfojvt   Nov-03-09 04:12 PM   #9 
  - From a Thomas Pynchon essay, I think. Link:  sl8   Nov-07-09 05:21 PM   #59 
  - K&R from a proud Luddite with 16 years IT experience.  EOTE   Nov-03-09 04:14 PM   #10 
  - So What? The Sophists weren't the charletans they were bashed for being, either...  Odin2005   Nov-03-09 05:01 PM   #12 
  - +1 (nt)  Posteritatis   Nov-03-09 05:16 PM   #19 
  - OMGWTFLOGIC!  redqueen   Nov-03-09 05:31 PM   #23 
  - Here's what  Orwellian_Ghost   Nov-03-09 07:18 PM   #24 
  - Lingustic change has no memory.  Odin2005   Nov-03-09 08:25 PM   #27 
  - There's a ton of words that have absolutely nothing to do with their origin.  JoeyT   Nov-03-09 09:50 PM   #29 
  - Two sided coin  DonCoquixote   Nov-03-09 10:08 PM   #30 
     - Hello, fellow Aspie!  Odin2005   Nov-03-09 11:04 PM   #31 
  - I know I'm late to the party  JackintheGreen   Nov-04-09 11:19 AM   #46 
  - Weaving was a highly skilled profession and the weavers owned their looms.  Ozymanithrax   Nov-03-09 05:05 PM   #14 
  - You're familiar with Edward Thompson ...  RoyGBiv   Nov-03-09 05:10 PM   #17 
  - See, if someone has a really stupid idea, and you don't like it, you're a Luddite!  TexasObserver   Nov-03-09 05:14 PM   #18 
  - no. I don't look for "IT" words. when I read the self-checkout thread I thought  PretzelWarrior   Nov-03-09 05:19 PM   #21 
     - CALVINIST!  TexasObserver   Nov-03-09 05:29 PM   #22 
  - Thanks!! K&R nt  maryf   Nov-03-09 07:43 PM   #25 
  - Proud Luddite here...sorta.  badgerpup   Nov-03-09 08:11 PM   #26 
  - My wife & I saw a perfect example of what you're talking about.  Altoid_Cyclist   Nov-04-09 05:28 AM   #40 
  - Pro-Nukers call me a Luddite for opposing nuclear power, BUT...  Liberation Angel   Nov-03-09 08:28 PM   #28 
  - I'm a proud believer of Ned Ludd's reasoning.  westerebus   Nov-03-09 11:19 PM   #32 
  - Was discussing this with someone just the other day --  eppur_se_muova   Nov-03-09 11:39 PM   #33 
  - I'm a proud luddite.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Nov-03-09 11:45 PM   #35 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Nov-04-09 01:14 AM   #38 
  - The Marxist distinction between a tool and a machine is relevant here  eridani   Nov-04-09 01:46 AM   #39 
  - Basic Meaning  soarsboard2   Nov-04-09 07:09 AM   #42 
  - Ned Ludd did it.  Soylent Brice   Nov-04-09 07:16 AM   #43 
  - neoluddism  Gedankenaustausch   Nov-04-09 11:36 AM   #48 
  - Good post, but it fails to mention that Luddites recognize the damage machinery can do.  Grinchie   Nov-04-09 11:54 AM   #49 
  - +1  IrateCitizen   Nov-04-09 12:55 PM   #51 
  - K & R hmmm I like the name...luddite can be a good thing...  winyanstaz   Nov-04-09 02:22 PM   #54 
  - to be devil's advocate, the unabomber was a luddite  Lerkfish   Nov-04-09 02:24 PM   #55 
  - The unabomber was also...  LanternWaste   Nov-04-09 02:50 PM   #56 
  - Not really  Orwellian_Ghost   Nov-05-09 08:22 AM   #58 
  - can you redefine plagiarism, too?  chimpyisstillsatan   Nov-05-09 08:13 AM   #57 
  - I would like to point out that the definition of terms change over time.  johnaries   Nov-07-09 05:38 PM   #60 
     - I already said that, and got an angry lecture.  Odin2005   Nov-07-09 06:12 PM   #61 
 

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