souscayrous souscayrous at
Sat Dec 15 03:34:05 EST 2001

Luddite - noun

1.	opponent of new technology: somebody who opposes technological or
industrial innovation
2.	HISTORY 19thC protester against technology: a worker involved in protests
in Britain in the 1810s against new factory methods of production and in
favor of traditional methods of work

[Early 19th century. Origin uncertain: according to tradition, named for Ned
Ludd, an 18th-century farm worker in Leicestershire, England, who destroyed
two stocking frames in a fit of rage.]

-----Original Message-----
From: georg parlow [mailto:georg at]
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2001 5:14 PM
To: permaculture
Subject: Re: Genderisms

> luddites,

what is that? my dicitionary stares back blankly at me. could anyone please
elucidate me?


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