Quotes: technological

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  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
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    During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
  • Stephen Vizinczey
    Stephen Vizinczey
    Hongarian writer and criticus 1933-
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    As both capitalist and communist states - not to mention the technological world - have evolved under the illusion that men purposefully built them, ideological optimism seeps into every niche of our lives. It is made worse by mass culture which feeds our
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Every thinking person fears nuclear war and every technological nation plans for it. Everyone knows it's madness, and every country has an excuse.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 17 min 40 sec
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.
  • I have no doubt that it is possible to give a new direction to technological development, a direction that shall lead it back to the real needs of man, and that also means: to the actual size of man. Man is small, and, therefore, small is beautiful. To go for giantism is to go for self-destruction.
  • If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery, in impoverishment.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
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    Long term, I have a lot of confidence in the United States. We have an excellent record in terms of innovation. We have great universities that are involved in technological change and progress. We have an entrepreneurial culture, much more than almost any other country.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
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    Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.
  • Alvin Toffler
    Alvin Toffler
    American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-2016
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    Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.
  • Saul Alinsky
    Saul Alinsky
    American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
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    Quotes from Mao, Castro, and Che Guevara... are as germane to our highly technological, computerized society as a stagecoach on a jet runway at Kennedy airport.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Technological progress is like an ax in the hands of a pathological criminal.
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