skeletovrachos - • Not all progress is good or desirable...

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Skeletovrachos Named after the captain of a sailing boat. It means ‘Skeletonrock’ Skeletovrachos was a hardened seaman, and a very respected member of the community. He resited change to steamboats for social and economic reasons. He ended up dying alone, and hated by everyone.
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The big adventure Skeletovrachos is resisting change and wants to prove the worth of the sail-boat. Thus he persuades the town to make a new boat and embark on an adventure in the ocean. The boat drowns near Sumatra.
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Why resist change Industrialisation is against personal liberty. It creates slaves to the big companies. Ordinary people loose their livelihoods.
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Unformatted text preview: • Not all progress is good or desirable Man versus machine • Machines will take the livelihood away from the ordinary person. • Only big companies become rich, while the ordinary person becomes poorer and slave to these interests. The Conclusion • Skeletovrachos fought against progress for his own reasons. • He paid a great price, loosing his son, his fortune, his friends and the respect he commanded in his community. • He died alone, with the names of these people he had drowned in his mouth. • He is the defender of an old world, a past that proves to be indefensible, and does not want to defend itself against progress....
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