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The Dark Side of Technological Progress

  • Mario Bunge
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Abstract

Given the dark side of technological progress, this chapter proposes a new way to ensure its greatest benefits and minimize its costs. This can be accomplished if the technologies are benign, if governments are democratic, if industries are benign as well, and if citizens are educated and politically engaged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Bunge
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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