- Wisconsin v. Yoder : 1972 U.S. Supreme Court decision in which it was held that the constitutional rights of the Amish, under the "free exercise of religion" clause, were violated by the state's compulsory school attendance law.
- National Committee for Amish Religious Freedom : Organization of non-Amish citizens founded (1967) for the purpose of providing legal assistance to members of the Amish religion who had or might come into conflict with state authorities on matters relating to the practice of their religion.
- Amish Mennonites : Add brief definition or description
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- Sadiron : A household appliance consisting of a forged block of iron with a flat bottom, used beginning in the 18th century for pressing and ironing, now largely obsolete; the precursor to the modern electric steam iron.
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- Mennonite : Add brief definition or description
- : A 1527 document setting forth several general principles of agreement among early Anabaptists, still considered normative for Amish and Mennonite societies today.
- Münster Rebellion : Add brief definition or description
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- Dordrecht Confession : Add brief definition or description
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- Quakers : Protestant denomination founded among English Puritans in the 17th century by George Fox and characterized by pacifism and the belief that Christ works directly in the soul of the believer; known formally as the Religious Society of Friends.
- William Penn (Quaker) : William Penn (1644-1718), the son of Sir William Penn, was a prominent English Quaker, prolific writer, and the founder of Pennsylvania.
- Pacifism : Negatively, a belief that all war is wrong, positively, a belief in right relationships between people.
Other responses to technology
- : One of a number of craftspeople in early 19th century England who engaged in acts of sabatoge against the introduction of industrial technology and machinery.
- Henry David Thoreau : (1817-62) New England transcendentalist philosopher, naturalist, and writer; one of key inspirations for the modern conservation movement.
- Walden : Semi-autobiographical, philosophical work (published 1854) by Henry David Thoreau in which he develops his views concerning man's relation to nature in the context of living in a cabin on Walden Pond.
- William Morris : William Morris (1834-1896) was a writer, a businessman, a pioneer of the Arts and Crafts movement, and an early socialist.
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- Martin Heidegger : 20th century German philosopher who is widely considered to be one of the key figures in the founding of Existentialism.
- : Philosophical work by Martin Heidegger in which he considers how man might develop what he called a "free relationship" to technology.
- Ted Kaczynski : A.K.A. the Unabomber, carried out a series of bombings in protest of what he believed were the disastrous consequences of the Industrial Revolution.