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misoneism

(mĭ-sō-nē′ĭzm) [″ + neos, new]
Aversion to new things or new ideas; conservatism.
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Rev James said: "The Church of England has 'unfinished business' with the Luddites in the Spen Valley.
In contrast, the only thing the Luddites really did, despite their fervent attempt to ignore their changing world, was get their names into the dictionary.
A number of people may object to the term Luddite being used for modern-day raisers of alarm about the future impacts of science and technology.
Students of history can look back with detachment--and amusement if they so choose--at the activities of the Luddites, a group of English fabric weavers and their supporters in the early 19th century.
And, when it comes to online auctions, more than a few foundrymen and suppliers think that the Luddites may have had the right idea.
Since the term "Luddite" is almost universally used to mean an irrational hatred of technology, it might seem strange that the Luddite sensibility is the vehicle for Gibson and Sterling's meditation on the various possible human responses to the encroachment of technopolitical power.
When asked whether he was indeed a Luddite, chief prosecutor David Boies responded simply, "No.
In Rebels Against the Future, author Kirkpatrick Sale recounts the notorious Luddite uprising against industrialism and assesses its lessons for today.
And as I see it, there are seven lessons that one might, with the focused lens of history, take from the Luddite past.
The novel is set at the end of the Napoleonic Wars and during the period of the Luddite riots, when England's mill workers viewed the recent introduction of machinery as a threat to their livelihood and when the textile industry suffered almost total cessation of exports.
And that has led to an annual event called the Luddite Memorial Lecture hosted by Huddersfield Local History Society and Huddersfield University's history department.