Amish do not consider technology evil in itself, but they believe that it has the potential to bring about assimilation into the surrounding so0ciety.


@fleeky Ta! The capacity of Plain Churches like the Amish to evade technofatalism is an enduring strength, and likely to be one of their greatest contributions to other communities. Being able to say “no” is empowerment. We could learn a lot from the conviction that technology should better the commonweal, not corrode it.

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