Yet technology is not a silver bullet.

It is indeed impossible to defeat werewolves with an iPhone or GMO corn. They remain immune to all forms of technological damage.

But, yes, technology does not, itself, solve problems. It, instead, serves as a lever by which the entities who control the means of production and distribution can create new problems for you. It didn’t used to be a problem for anyone if you applied to a new job without a presence on Facebook or Linked In, but now it might get you red-flagged; you are expected to conform to someone else’s ideas for how this technology benefits us all. Going back a little further, McDonald’s and partially-hydrogenated oils didn’t used to exist, but someone is turning a buck on poisoning you, so now they’re everywhere.

What new evils will an immoral oligarchy create for us next? Regardless of what the answer to that is, you can be sure that technology, leveraged by oligarchs and fascists, will not save you, your food, or your phone. Let us not worship at the altar of techno-salvation.

Just the facts: Writer. Gamer. Feminist. Educated in Astrophysics. Professional Gambler. Student of Language. Satanist. Anarchist.

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