Factories ← → Workers inversion/subject-object inversion, a moral indignation

  • Humans as organs of the machine → machine dominates, is the agent; a quantity → qualitative change
    • Difference between tool and machine [= the factory]
  • trained since childhood as functions of organs; transforms the person as an appendage

Effects on the human body/soul

  • Deprives work of all content ← extended alienation, abstraction of labor

Revolts & Machines

  • Machine → labor revolt → suppressed by machinery (labor is easily replacable, putting machine v. worker against each other)

industrial machine”, or is it more abstract “technological systems/organization systems”

  • it is the system not the machine that is at fault. Less of the literal machines, more of the productivity advantage/disadvantage