A Luddite mindset in this sentence probably means an anti technology mindset. The Luddites, as the industrial revolution took hold saw that machines did the work of men quicker & more efficiently. Obviously this meant there would be less work for men to do & therefore they might be unemployed & therefore in poverty. If they could destroy the machenery then their jobs would not be taken away from them.
The luddite revolts were quelled by the British government in 1813
Luddite or neo-luddite
John opposes technical or technological change, and has been a luddite for many years.
I was called a luddite because I don't spend my time on Facebook. Ok, I get that one of the definitions of a luddite is a person that opposes technology. Someone, please tell me what the opposite of this type of person is - if your answer is funny that will even be better!
Tecknology is for the Luddite that does not have a spell check or knows how to use one.
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The Luddites were 19th century artisan textile makers who protested the new machinery brought on by the Industrial Revolution. They felt that it threatened their livelihoods. They protested and destroyed expensive machinery for years. In 1813, the British government effectively put a stop to the Luddite movement by putting more than sixty men on trial for Luddite activities. The men on trial were harshly punished, which kept others from continuing protests on the outside. However, isolated Luddite incidents did continue to happen for several more years.
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Luddite : a person who resists technological progression.
A Luddite - someone who hates technology A Technophobe - someone who is afraid of technology
A Conservative (non-political) A Conservative (non-political) A Luddite
Technophobe? OK, so that's "fear of..." but it's often the same root. Fear of something often manefests as "I just don't like it!" Try Luddite. See the Related Link below for more information. +++ "Luddite" is often used to insult someone who fears or simply avoids technology... whatever that is! (The usual context in which 'technology' is used, is IT and telecommunications, but that's not its meaning). However, the technophobe has the last laugh for those use call him or her a Luddite obviously do not know who the Luddites were and why they gained their bad reputation! OK, so you've piqued my interest... What is a luddite and why did they gain their bad reputation?
A neo-Luddite.The Luddites were a movement of British textile artisans in the early nineteenth century who protested against the changes brought about by the industrial revolution. They often destroyed machinery.Related link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludditehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neo-Luddism
Their Misoneism was evident in their use of an abacus. One may even go as far as calling them a Luddite.
Such a one is called a Luddite, a reactionary, a conservative, a Miniver Cheevy.
They were hanged, killed or shipped of to Australia where they worked in mines as prisoners. They had the option, however, to state other names of people that were Luddites which could grant them their freedom.
== == A person who hates/dislikes change is a "neophobe", the opposite of a "neophile" who is easily excited by novelty. Sentence: A bunch of childish neophobes have created a Facebook group objecting to minor layout revisions and new features. If you're talking about someone who hates TECHNOLOGICAL change specifically, you might be looking for the word "luddite" or "neo-luddite" (since Luddites were a type of people from 19th Century England).
You could call such a person a Luddite because they hate new technology. The terms come from 18th century English workmen protesting knitting machinery.
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