Ralph Waldo Emerson: Works and Days
1. First, provide a basic definitions of “culture” and “technology.” Identify at least one possible problem with the definition of technology commonly used in the culture where you live.
2. What does Emerson mean when he writes that “invention breeds invention”? Are we better off, according to Emerson and to you, as a result of technological innovations? In your answer to this question, explicitly refer to at least two other additional sources from the reading list for this week.