Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician, diplomat, and author. She is the leader of the National League for Democracy and the first and incumbent State Counsellor, a position akin to a Prime Minister. source
I think I was lucky to come of age in a place and time - the American South in the 1960s and '70s - when the machine hadn't completely taken over life. The natural world was still the world and machines - TV telephone cars - were still more or less ancillary and computers were unheard of in everyday life.