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Ouroboros or the Mechanical Extension of Mankind

Ouroboros or the Mechanical Extension of Mankind

"One story of us is continuous. It is the story of our struggle to recapture the Garden of Eden, meaning by that a state of existence free from the doom of toil."

Garett explores the consequences of advancing technology and industrial capacity in this short but intriguing work. The author follows human progress through the centuries and the impacts of technological development on humanity's way of life.

I. The Quest Since Adam

II. The Machine As If

III. The Law of Machines

IV. Who Mind Them or Starve

V. The Paradox of Surplus

VI. In Peril of Trade

VII. Dim Vistas New

Publication Information E.P. Dutton and Company, New York, 1926
Updated 11/6/2012