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  1. David

    It is hilarious to think that you have to *update* a theory everytime a new technology comes along. Honestly, that is technological determinism at its worst. If we focus on the social (and surely that is the crux of the debate) then clearly Habermas’ critical theory – and particularly his normative counterfactual – are important means of *assessing* whether any particular technology meets the requirements of a political public sphere.

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