ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The historical Luddite movement in England recalled.
(No location given: Ned Potter) The current movement against modern technology examined; scenes shown from northern California, where one man and his family is living alone with technology that can be handled. [Michael POTTS - likens technology to a chainsaw; shows off his solar technology.] "Rebels Against the Future" author Kirkpatrick SALE - says technology, not politicians, is the enemy; predicts multiple catastrophes.] The example of the Amish community cited as an alternative to technology. [Anti- technology activist Andrew KIMBRELL - says technology has been oversold.]
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