Bountiful Harvest: Technology, Food Safety, and the Environment
Cato Institute, 2002 - 262 pagine
In this provocative work, Thomas DeGregori explores many of the revolutionary technological advances of the past century, especially those in agriculture.
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Technology Industrialization and Creativity
Technology Technophobia and Human Welfare
Technophobia Natural Foods Organic Agriculture Energy Meat and Metamorphosis
Genetic Modification and Technophobia
Technophobia Pollution Pesticides and DDT
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Pagina 5 - This task is to restore continuity between the refined and intensified forms of experience that are works of art and the everyday events, doings, and sufferings that are universally recognized to constitute experience.
Pagina 11 - materialistic civilization," which has often been applied to stigmatize the modern civilization of the West, seems to me to be a more appropriate word for the characterization of the backward civilizations of the East. For to me that civilization is materialistic which is limited by matter and incapable of transcending it; which feels itself powerless against its material environment and fails to make full use of human intelligence for the conquest of nature and for the improvement of the conditions...