"Once artifacts like nuclear power plants have been built and put in operation, the kinds of reasoning that justify the adaptation of social life to technological requirements pop up as spontaneously as flowers in the spring. [...] After a certain point, those who cannot accept the hard requirements and imperatives will be dismissed as dreamers and fools."

Langdon Winner in "Do Artifacts Have Politics?" (1980)

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