He continues to serve on its staff as a Distinguished Fellow: He is also the program director for Megatechnology
and Globalization at the Foundation for Deep Ecology.
The Globalisation and Megatechnology
programme assists with attempts to educate the broad public, opinion leaders and power centres about the impacts of both globalisation and the technological systems that support it.
, Trade, and the New World Order." Pp.
And what about all those disturbing headlines about megatechnology
alliances to deliver mortgages?
Megatechnology, commodification and the end of ethics
An even more compelling reason why new, more humane values will find it extremely difficult to challenge the destructive system is that the material, factual violence of modem megatechnology, in combination with global capital, has structured reality in such a way that ethical considerations are made more or less impotent.
The first half is a skewering critique of modern technology, in which cars, telephones, computers, banks, biogenetics and television (the subject of Mander's previous book) all are shown to be part of a mad "megatechnology
" that is destroying the world's resources and robotizing its peoples; the second is a celebration of Indians' struggles against the society that is forcing this megatechnology
upon them, with a hortatory message about how we can all join in the fight.
The ads, created by the nonprofit Turning Point Project [310 D St., NE, Washington, DC 20002, (800) 249-8712] address such critical issues as family farming, genetic engineering, economic globalization and megatechnology
. All of the ads can be read on the Turning Point website [www.turnpoint.org].