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  1. There is much right about this but around minute 29 it goes wrong. In fact, technology played a very important role in the medieval Christian mentality, even before the Industrial Revolution — and indeed helped to foster capitalism and the Industrial Revolution that way. Here I refer you to David Noble’s greatly underrated The Religion of Technology: https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/The_Religion_of_Technology.html?id=9PXXAAAAMAAJ&redir_esc=y. Communism and Silicon Valley are both piggybacking on this long-standing strand of Christian theology, i.e. ‘making a heaven on earth’.

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