Neo-Luddite

Neo-Luddism or New Luddism is a philosophy opposing many forms of modern technology. According to a manifesto drawn up by the Second Luddite Congress (April 1996; Barnesville, Ohio) Neo-Luddism is "a leaderless movement of passive resistance to consumerism and the increasingly bizarre and frightening technologies of the Computer Age." The name is based on the historical legacy of the British Luddites, who were active between 1811 and 1816. These groups along with some modern Neo-Luddites are characterized by the practice of destroying or abandoning the use of technological equipment as well as advocating simple living.
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  • 10 Digital Marketing Predictions for 2015

    … with your fans. 10. Consumer lifestyles will rebalance away from screen domination with a neo-Luddite backlash fuelling the trend The interest in health and adopting healthier lifestyles (note Apple integrating the Health app in iOS 8) has been a key consumer trend in 2014 and it doesn’t appear to be dissipating. 2015 will see an increasing emphasis…

    Tanya Goodin/ Tamar SEO and Social Blogin Social- 20 readers -
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