Tradition -vs- Modernity


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When it is worth sacrificing "traditional" ways of doing things in the name of modernity, progress, clarity or efficiency?

Do you tend to side with valuing "time-tested" traditions, or you are more sympathetic to "reformers" and in what situations/contexts?

1. SSC's review of "Seeing Like A State"

2. Chesterton's Fence principle

3. Tradition is smarter than you are

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