“As the boundaries between public and commercial values become blurred, many academics appear less as disinterested truth seekers than as apologists for corporate profiteering.”
“The real issue is whether such technology in its various pedagogical uses in higher education is governed by a technocratic rationality that undermines human freedom and democratic values. … The consequence of the substitution of technology for pedagogy is that instrumental goals replace ethical and political considerations, diminishing classroom control by teachers while offering a dehumanizing pedagogy for students.”
- Marcuse, H. (1998). Some Social Implications of Modem Technology. In D. Kellner (Ed.) Technology, War, and Fascism. New York: Routledge.