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Luddite
Luddite Lud"dite, n. One of a number of riotous persons in England, who for six years (1811-17) tried to prevent the use of labor-saving machinery by breaking it, burning factories, etc.; -- so called from Ned Lud, a half-witted man who some years previously had broken stocking frames. --J. & H. Smith. H. Martineau.

Meaning of Luddite from wikipedia

- The Luddites were a secret oath-based organisation of English textile workers in the 19th century, a radical faction which destro**** textile machinery...
- Luddism is a philosophy opposing many forms of modern technology. The term Luddite is generally used as a pejorative applied to people showing technophobic...
- Luddite is an EP by Grotus, released in 1992 by Spirit Music Industries. In writing for AllMusic, critic Ned Raggett said, "finding its own way around...
- claimed, the Luddites took their name. In 1779, Ludd is supposed to have broken two stocking frames in a fit of rage. When the "Luddites" emerged in the...
- Concerns over the negative impact of innovation diminished. The term "Luddite fallacy" was coined to describe the thinking that innovation would have...
- The precautionary principle (or precautionary approach) is a broad epistemological, philosophical and legal approach to innovations with potential for...
- Edward (2006). "Simulacra in the Matrix". Against Technology. From the Luddites to Neo-Luddism. CRC Press. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-415-97868-2. "Title: The...
- offense. This action, however, did not stop the tide of violence. The Luddites, a group of anti-technology workers, united under the name "Ludd" in March...
- Illuminati, Jews, etc.) are downgraded or exonerated. Antiscience and neo-Luddite conspiracy theorists emphasize technology forecasting in their New World...
- Early 19th century workplace militancy manifested in the Luddite riots, when unemplo**** workers destro**** labour saving machines...