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We need to destroy technology

Postby Sivod » Fri May 11, 2012 8:03 pm

Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.

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Postby Farnhamia » Fri May 11, 2012 8:04 pm

Sivod wrote:Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.

You come near my technology, you little Luddite, and you'll be grounded for the rest of your life. Don't you have homework to do?
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Postby Death Metal » Fri May 11, 2012 8:05 pm

Sivod wrote:Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.


How un-capitalist an idea.
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Postby Samuraikoku » Fri May 11, 2012 8:05 pm

Sivod wrote:Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.


Didn't we move from destroying steam machines back in the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution?

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Postby Farnhamia » Fri May 11, 2012 8:06 pm

Death Metal wrote:
Sivod wrote:Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.


How un-capitalist an idea.

Well, he does have a point. If you tear it all down, lots of people can get rich building it back up again.
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Postby Chaos Crescent » Fri May 11, 2012 8:06 pm

Sivod wrote:Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.

Sure.... you should of been born much earlier if you want to do that.

What's a video store?
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Postby Sivod » Fri May 11, 2012 8:06 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Sivod wrote:Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.

You come near my technology, you little Luddite, and you'll be grounded for the rest of your life. Don't you have homework to do?

Alright, I'll admit the bright sides of the technology in today's society. But especially today, it has an extremely morbid dark side, and that's where I tend to lean in my opinion on this whole matter.

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Postby Forster Keys » Fri May 11, 2012 8:07 pm

Death Metal wrote:
Sivod wrote:Okay, I saw threads like these in other boards. Who's with me on setting out to destroy this technology (particularly the very recent and fancy things) and saving capitalism for generations to come. Another reason is, for example I feel bad for the generation that wouldn't know what a 'video store' is.


How un-capitalist an idea.


Marx would say it's great idea to preserve private control of production.
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Postby Farnhamia » Fri May 11, 2012 8:07 pm

Sivod wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:You come near my technology, you little Luddite, and you'll be grounded for the rest of your life. Don't you have homework to do?

Alright, I'll admit the bright sides of the technology in today's society. But especially today, it has an extremely morbid dark side, and that's where I tend to lean in my opinion on this whole matter.

And what's that "morbid dark side"?
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Postby Death Metal » Fri May 11, 2012 8:07 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Death Metal wrote:
How un-capitalist an idea.

Well, he does have a point. If you tear it all down, lots of people can get rich building it back up again.


Yes, but to ban technology would probably require government intervention, and building it back up will likely require government contractors.
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Postby Alexlantis » Fri May 11, 2012 8:07 pm

If you must destroy progress to preserve something, you should stop and think about whether what you're preserving is worth it.
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Postby New Teccon Olympian Enclave » Fri May 11, 2012 8:07 pm

So backwards what we need is to get more into space, humanity must expand into new frontiers for survival!

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Postby Death Metal » Fri May 11, 2012 8:08 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Sivod wrote:Alright, I'll admit the bright sides of the technology in today's society. But especially today, it has an extremely morbid dark side, and that's where I tend to lean in my opinion on this whole matter.

And what's that "morbid dark side"?


Wasn't that a goth band from the late 90s?
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Postby Rick Rollin » Fri May 11, 2012 8:08 pm

Sivod wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:You come near my technology, you little Luddite, and you'll be grounded for the rest of your life. Don't you have homework to do?

Alright, I'll admit the bright sides of the technology in today's society. But especially today, it has an extremely morbid dark side, and that's where I tend to lean in my opinion on this whole matter.

What 'extremely morbid dark side'?

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Postby Cerberion » Fri May 11, 2012 8:08 pm

Good idea. Let's start with PCs, phones, and web connected devices.

You go first.

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Postby Individuality-ness » Fri May 11, 2012 8:09 pm

What's the point of destroying it? We already have the knowledge that this type of technology exists, and we've become accustomed to it being a part of our lives. People are not going to sit back and let it be destroyed for the sake of preserving something that could be considered obsolete.
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Postby Sivod » Fri May 11, 2012 8:11 pm

Alexlantis wrote:If you must destroy progress to preserve something, you should stop and think about whether what you're preserving is worth it.

I'll answer that question...film photographers who still appreciate the format will need to go cold-turkey digital, for instance. That's not the main point, though. It has been slowly destroying society in certain extents that I can't even tell you. "But anyone has to be so stupid to hate modern technology" yadda yadda yadda.

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Postby Nationstatelandsville » Fri May 11, 2012 8:11 pm

That's because video stores are awful hellholes and their deaths please me.

Anyways...

If we destroy it, can we replace it with robots and laser guns? No? Well then, no, you may not destroy my computer.
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Postby Samuraikoku » Fri May 11, 2012 8:12 pm

Sivod wrote:It has been slowly destroying society in certain extents that I can't even tell you.


Then why bring the point up if you can't/won't illustrate it?

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Postby Chaos Crescent » Fri May 11, 2012 8:12 pm

Samuraikoku wrote:
Sivod wrote:It has been slowly destroying society in certain extents that I can't even tell you.


Then why bring the point up if you can't/won't illustrate it?

I was just going to ask that.
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Postby Nationstatelandsville » Fri May 11, 2012 8:13 pm

Samuraikoku wrote:
Sivod wrote:It has been slowly destroying society in certain extents that I can't even tell you.


Then why bring the point up if you can't/won't illustrate it?


Sam, don't you get it?! The gay computers will bring God's wrath down upon us!
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Postby Yuktova » Fri May 11, 2012 8:13 pm

Yep, and send all our medical advances along with getting rid of technology :roll: :palm:

If technology wasn't around, I most likely wouldn't have survived past the first three weeks after my birth. Same goes with a lot of NSers and people in general.
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Postby Forster Keys » Fri May 11, 2012 8:13 pm

Nationstatelandsville wrote:That's because video stores are awful hellholes and their deaths please me.

Anyways...

If we destroy it, can we replace it with robots and laser guns? No? Well then, no, you may not destroy my computer.


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Postby Sivod » Fri May 11, 2012 8:13 pm

Samuraikoku wrote:
Then why bring the point up if you can't/won't illustrate it?

It's broad and complicated to me.

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Postby Samuraikoku » Fri May 11, 2012 8:14 pm

Nationstatelandsville wrote:
Samuraikoku wrote:
Then why bring the point up if you can't/won't illustrate it?


Sam, don't you get it?! The gay computers will bring God's wrath down upon us!


Not a problem. I'll fight against it.

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