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discussed legend of Thamus

Postman

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Theuth

saw only what technology could do

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tool-using cultures' time

all humans until 17th century

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laid foundation for technocracy, and when

Galileo, 1600s

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first man of technocratic age according to Postman; believed technology would better mankind

Francis Bacon, 1500s

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when the technocracy emerged

England's 1st Industrial Revolution

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influenced emergence of technocracy with steam engine

James Watt

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developed factory system

Richard Arkwright

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Luddites

oppose technology

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technologies which led to technocracy

clock, printing press, telescope

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"monkey" trial, determined creationism not okay in schools; sign of technopoly

Scopes

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principles of scientific management

efficiency and mistrust of human judgment

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created principles of scientific management

Frederick Taylor