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Encyclopedia > Kirkpatrick Sale

Kirkpatrick Sale is an author, technology critic (neo-luddite) and tax resister. ‹The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... A tax resister is a person who resists or refuses payment of a tax because they oppose the action or actions of the institution collecting the tax. ...


He has written several books, including Rebels Against the Future, Human Scale, and The Conquest of Paradise.


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3.06: Interview with the Luddite (4598 words)
Sale: I do, in the sense that we modern-day Luddites are not, or at least not yet, taking up the sledgehammer and the torch and gun to resist the new machinery, but rather taking up the book and the lecture and organizing people to raise these issues.
Sale: Your optimism is contrary to all history up to the present, which suggests that given the values and norms of our particular civilization, we will perfect technology to the task of exploitation and destruction of nature.
Sale: Well, I have spent the last 20 years looking into these problems, and I have suggested to my daughters, who are in their 20s, that it would be a mistake to have children.
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