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> thesis outline

while this thesis may be read in different directions, here is a presentation of the pieces with a short key for each.

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"we"

technology
definition
what's technology, man?
penetration
how do we distribute technologies?
active/passive
semi-arbitrary sliding taxonomy
expertise
who knows how to work this thing(s)?
directions
where are we going with all this stuff?
stone age
they had it great, before agriculture. talk about efficiency!
return
why are we here, where are we going? let's go back!
stasis
let's stay here, like this!
computopia
man ain't meant to work, c'mon build a machine!
technological determinism
we don't determine the development of technologies, technologies determine the development of us!
food
composition
food is inceasingly augmented by technology; why much of it is practically technology itself!
fortification
they spray vitamins on cereal. which vitamins? why not the whole lot of 'em?
msg
msg is common but bothersome to a few... who cares about them?
olestra
a brilliant technology solution to a problem of plenty; a solution that makes your butt leak. if the diaper fits, wear it!
distribution
how did you get what you ate today?
pills
couldn't we just pop pills instead of eating? maybe you think so!
diet pills
why bother with sustanence anyway? food is all the mind.
vitamins
smart people take vitamins?


relationships
electronic babysitting
kids love tv, parents love kids who love tv...


death
fluoridation
there's even technology in the water, dude.
vaccines
everyone's doing it, you won't be afflicted. probably not.
it's like a prisoner's dilemma.


bibliography

holes in my thesis


outside sources:
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swarthmore coursework

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