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Chapter 5, technological change: the impakt of large technical systems, Romald Anderton.

the pace of our personal development from youth to age is about the same as that of the change in the environment about us

rapid change as a normal condition of life , specific to Late Western Man

Heraclitus , flow, river life

the reality of change

cultural shok- psychiatry- anxiety-trauma. we have suffered a trauma. can we survive this trauma or will we succumb to some kind of social schizofreneia or paranoia and so ultimately lose our capacity to adapt?

A suitable case for treatment---> pace of change, alienation, fear of becoming useles, ethics

Αbstract ideas. abstract though and limits. and complex systems (from simple to complx)

one of the problem of the age of mass communication=observations