2. To be technophobic in our time is to be willing to accept starvation and slavery. The question is not of eliminating machines but of keeping open the instrumental power of technologies in a properly human context.
3. At the instrumental level, to lack technical knowledge is to lack a certain kind of power, to which technophobia based on ignorance precludes even minimal access. Without the possibility of such access, people are limited in real choices from the outset, whether pro or con.