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RE: Two link questions


RE:  Two link questions

>The cart metaphor is to illustrate 
>that age does not equal obsolescence because the application 
>determines the utility.   
The phrasing somewhat raised my ire 

>Carts in some cultures are a major 
>means of transportation and hauling.  In others, they are 
>children's wagons.

The structure leads one, familiar with Western Culture's argument
building modes, to suppose that the technology being likened to a cart
is a primitive one bound to be superceded and relegated to a child's toy
by the more advanced technologies being urged. 

I suppose the better metaphor would be the hyperlink as trucking, and
other systems as air freight and rail, as these are methods of
transportation familiar to us with various lengths of history behind
them; then again Copenhagen recently introduced bicycle carts as a mode
of transportation, so perhaps the cart is creeping back into our
civilization. 


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