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I was a Teenage Luddite

About fifty assembled … they smashed through the gates and started to break windows in the mill, led by two young women, Mary Molyneux, 19, and her sister Lydia, 15, who were seen, according to court papers, “with Muck Hooks and coal Picks in their hands breaking the windows of the building”… shouting “Now Lads” to encourage the men on. With the windows broken, men took straw from the stables and set a series of fires inside: “The whole of the Building,” wrote the Annual Register correspondent, “with its valuable machinery, cambrics, &c, were entirely destroyed.“’

Author Joshua Calladine-Jones discusses his essay I Was a Teenage Luddite.

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Books referenced:

1984 - George Orwell

Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

Industrial Society and Its Future