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Science, Technology & Transformation in the Means of Production

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Science, Technology and the Transformation in the Means of Production

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Biology: The DNA Revolution

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Space Exploration

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Knowledge Based Production

  • Mass Education
  • Tables showing shift in proportions of economic activity [Agriculture, Manufacture, Service]

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The Internet

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The World Environment: Cornucopeian Plenty or a Crisis Situation

  • The Club of Rome
  • Kirkpatrick Sale: Lessons from the Luddites: Setting Limits On Technology, The Nation, June 5, 1995 [At Calgary]
  • Julian Simon: Address [At Internet Archive, from Opus Dei]
    Comments by a leading "cornucopeian" who claims that there is no need to worry about population growth, global warming. etc.

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