After reading a brief history on Luddism and Its Discontents and performing a brief internet search, answer the following:
Briefly discuss the origin and motivations of the Luddites of the early 19th century..
Do you think the Luddites were successful in their endeavors? What could they have done to better influence the role this technology would have in their lives?.
Are there economic, social and cultural motivator present today that are similar to those that gave birth to Luddism? Give an example..
How is society shaping and be shaped by these changes today?.
Learning from history, what can we do to ease the transition of technological progress?.
Support your position using appropriate sources that are properly cited. Your paper should be 1-2 pages in length (not including title and reference pages). It must be formatted according to APA standards [PDF, File Size 131 KB], 6th edition, including title and reference pages.