By Thomas DeGregori

ISBN-10: 1930865317

ISBN-13: 9781930865310

During this provocative paintings, Thomas DeGregori explores a number of the progressive technological advances of the earlier century, specially these in agriculture.

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The phrase ‘‘man makes himself’’ is from the title of a book by V. Gordon Childe (1951). 29 2. Technology, Industrialization, and Creativity Some think that engineering and technology can be understood entirely as the application of scientific principles to practical problems in order to yield unique, deterministic solutions. Further, they believe that advances occur first in science and then are applied in engineering and technology. But there are many who object to these notions. First, it is clear that advances in technology have produced new knowledge in science as often as the reverse has been the case.

Some claim that digitalized sound reproduction causes headaches. With digital reproduction of prior recordings, music reviewers frequently praise new releases (or re-releases) for retaining imperfections that could 37 BOUNTIFUL HARVEST easily have been removed. One reviewer states with reference to jazz recordings that they are not ‘‘just digital versions of vinyl LPs, these CDs were made from original masters and 78s; and despite noise-reduction processing, they faithfully reproduce the background hiss of the earlier recordings’’ (Birnbaum 1995).

Yet some degree of alienation is essential for the human life process. A membrane alienates the cell, allowing its internal 16 Technology and the Unity of Experience components to interact and the cell to interact with other life forms and the environment. Without some degree of alienation, there is no individualization, no communication, and no development of complex forms. Without an ability to build complexity, ‘‘there was no indication that the earth’s patina of life would ever be more than inconspicuous scum lying on the ground’’ (Margulis and Sagan 1986, 113).

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