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Thread #59418 Message #1541002
Posted By: Amos
12-Aug-05 - 10:25 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
When Shelley writes "our calculations have outrun our conception; we have eaten more than we can digest," it is hard to believe that he was writing early in the nineteenth century and not early in the twenty-first. For when he claims "man, having enslaved the elements, remains himself a slave," he seems to have captured perfectly the great threat of modern technology in our day
Thanks for an interesting link, SRS!
The sun doesn't come up. The earth goes down, but all motion is relative.