1. (via The Surprising, Ingenious Amish Gadget Culture)

“In the Amish mind, technology itself is not considered sinful or immoral,” writes Donald Kraybill in his new addendum to his book The Amish. “Like a knife which can cut bread or kill someone, tools can be used to help or to harm, to build up or tear down communities.”
So, instead of flat-out rejecting all technology, modern Amish just hack it to fit their needs.

In the photo: This Amish iron runs on propane, not electricity. (Source: Flickr.com) View in High-Res

    (via The Surprising, Ingenious Amish Gadget Culture)

    “In the Amish mind, technology itself is not considered sinful or immoral,” writes Donald Kraybill in his new addendum to his book The Amish. “Like a knife which can cut bread or kill someone, tools can be used to help or to harm, to build up or tear down communities.”

    So, instead of flat-out rejecting all technology, modern Amish just hack it to fit their needs.

    In the photo: This Amish iron runs on propane, not electricity. (Source: Flickr.com)

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