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CONNECTICUT YANKEE and Technology -- (potential) SPOILERS

Hank Morgan brings many nineteenth-century devices back in time to Arthurian England. What is the novel saying about technology? Does it speak to us today about our twenty-first century technologies?

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Re: CONNECTICUT YANKEE and Technology -- (potential) SPOILERS

The use of technologies gives a sort of comparison between both ways of life, shows us how far we've actually come, highlights advances made, it also shows how much simpler life is in this century.
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I think here we also see the great impacts, both positive and negative, that technology has on the individual.
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Re: CONNECTICUT YANKEE and Technology -- (potential) SPOILERS

Thanks, thinker. Does the novel show any ways that Arthurian England is better off without newer technology?

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Let me finish up the last chapters

But generally speaking, technologies invite avenues by which persons can gain a greater knowledge and insight into various aspects of life, it causes them to "think for themselves" and this results in leaders losing some control.
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