The 16 Dumbest Ways People Freaked Over New Tech

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You might think that freaking out over some new invention or breakthrough is a byproduct of the modern era. It isn't. People have been terrified of change since the invention of, well, inventions.

We asked our plasticians to find us examples of idiotic moral panics, through the ages. And we gave cash to our favorites.

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