PL401 Week 3 Assignment

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Week 3 Assignment

For your third essay, please write a two to three-page (600-900 word) response to the following

In “Technology and Social Justice” (pp. 132-141) Freeman Dyson expresses a deep optimism
about humans’ ability to use technological innovation to increase social justice. Exactly how does Dyson answer pessimistic doubts that technological innovations frequently serve to increase social oppression and inequality? What is your assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Dyson’s response to that
pessimistic perspective?

Please ensure that your essay addresses each component of the assigned question and that your
answer is well-organized, uses excellent, college-level prose, and makes judicious use of textual evidence.