The evil of automatic toilets « gu.e (pronounced “goo”).
“I knew a man who, in the age of chainsaws, went right on cutting his wood with a handsaw and an axe. He was a healthier and saner man than I am. I shall let his memory trouble my thoughts.”
— Wendell Berry, “Feminism, the Body, and the Machine”
I understand Berry’s meaning in this excerpt: machines and tools entice us with their promises of speed, convenience, and efficiency, but progress comes at a cost to our sanity and health. READ MORE ...