Aug 222011


The Free Dictionary: n. An industry in which mechanical power and machinery are employed.

The Progressive Dictionary: n. One of the few types of honest labour, the increase of which is the solution to all economic woe, involving a highly unionised workforce carrying out manual toil in the production of physical goods intended for consumption.

  3 Responses to “The Progressive Dictionary: 3”

  1. But but.. if consumption is bad then how can manufacturing be good?

  2. I think you ought to mention how the workers are robbed of part of their labour by greedy capitalists.

  3. Why are people making stuff by hand being excluded from the free definition? Although I suppose mechanical power could be muscle supplied, but a tool in the manus is not machinery as such…

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