troglodyte

n. One of mankind’s predecessors placed chronologically before Luddites but after socialists.

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Cynical Quotations

A famous community of troglodytes dwelt with David in the Cave of Adullam. The colony consisted of "every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented" - in brief, all the Socialists of Judah.

— Ambrose Bierce

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