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So the Amish can use computers as well, though sadly they still lack an online dating service

Interesting, I never knew they could do this.

For religious reasons, the Amish avoid much of what may be called modern technology. But they do make exceptions and sometimes even use computers. Here’s a photo from a recent Amish trade show in Ohio. One company promoted its line of computers with deliberately limited functions: (Source Link)

The computers however would have no access to the internet, no music and no video, using only the most crippled and rudimentary software for business purposes, so quite naturally they went with Microsoft Office.

Looks like my dream of nailing down an Internet-friendly Amish babe who can make me delicious whoopie pies will still have to wait a few more centuries though.

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