Problem

Fear of new technology

Other Names:
Fear of technological innovation
Techno-fear
Techno-phobia
Irrational rejection of technological change
Antipathy towards innovation
Technikfeindlichkeit
Technophobia
Nature:

Technology may be regarded as uniformly bad or suspect. In its naive radical form this is based on an appeal to nature in its naturalness, whereby technology is always regarded as a corruption of the pristine state. A more sophisticated perspective sees technology as denying the purity of the life-world.

Reduces:
Technocracy
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
23.06.2018 – 12:37 CEST