must understand technology in order to live responsibly before
the Creator because, although most of us are not directly involved
in doing technology, we are all consumers of the fruits of technology
and live in a society suffused with modes of thought shaped by
technology. To understand technology, we need to be aware of it,
to comprehend its nature and to recognize the role it plays in
Stephen V. Monsma, ed., Responsible
Technology: A Christian Perspective, (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1986), 1.