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>"But while in the ancient world the machine may still be a symbol of unity with nature, or the product of out-of-the-ordinary ingenuity (such as the self-propelled automata of Heron of Alexandria), with the arrival of industrial civilization and modernity that laceration between man and nature, which was already expressed in myth but retained a hope of recomposition, is now irremediable."
>"But while in the ancient world the machine may still be a symbol of unity with nature, or the product of out-of-the-ordinary ingenuity (such as the self-propelled automata of Heron of Alexandria), with the arrival of industrial civilization and modernity that laceration between man and nature, which was already expressed in myth but retained a hope of recomposition, is now irremediable."
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