In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations

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Sierra Club Books, 1991 - Social Science - 446 pages
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Mander goes beyond television (which he proclaimed as being dangerous to personal health and sanity in Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television) to critique our technological society as a whole, challenge its utopian promises, and track its devastating impact on native cultures worldwide. "Will interest all readers concerned about our environment and quality of life".-- Publishers Weekly.

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IN THE ABSENCE OF THE SACRED: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations

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A heartfelt plea to rethink the industrial world's alleged headlong rush to oblivion through its mad pursuit of technology. Mander, who conducts ad campaigns for nonprofit groups, expands greatly here ... Read full review

In the absence of the sacred: the failure of technology and the survival of the Indian nations

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Mander's book is an angry protest against the uncritical adoption of technology, the expansion of capitalism, and the centralization of political power. He warns that these trends will lead to a New ... Read full review

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INTRODUCTION
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PART
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CHAPTER
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