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Is technological advancement a sign of human progress? 

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Unfortunately, there is no 100% objective way to answer this question. Individual worldview will shape each person's answer to this question. Beyond that, various cultures will view technology with vastly different opinions. For example, the Amish eschew many modern day technologies and conveniences because they consider them temptations from the "outside world" that could detract community members away from the tightly knit family structures that are present in their communities. The Amish aren't opposed to technology, but they are very deliberate about what technologies to embrace. If a technological item will hurt the Amish way of life, then it is not a sign of progress. It's actually regressive. This is something to keep in mind regarding technological advances. I believe that people need to be aware of a concept that has been called "The Myth of Technology as...

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