Answer the following questions about the Amish. Be prepared to debate them in class and turn in a copy of your answers at the end of class.
Many people believe that the Amish selectively use technology, while others believe that they dislike technology all together. Which perspective do you believe to be correct and why?
Explain why they feel the way they do about technology, i.e. what is their basic philosophy or basic principles that relate to technology?
Give examples of tools that they commonly use and tools that they dont commonly use and explain the difference (Why is the one o.k. but the other not?)
Compare their quality of life to your quality of life and explain why you think one is better than the other.
What do you think life will be like for the Amish 100 years from today. In addition to anything else you might say, make sure you include in your opinion something about the Amish way about 100 years ago.
Write a short paragraph summarizing Chapter 2 of the textbook