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Hi Keshavboddula,

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Hi, I feel your edit which expanded on the definition of appropriate technology wasounding a bit esoteric. Is there anyway we could rephrase it into simpler language? Kind regards, Moribund (talk) 10:24, 3 April 2019 (PDT)
Hi Moribund. Ok, I can understand how it may have sounded like that. Any suggestions on how to rephrase? Also Moribund, I forgot to write the "summary" on my first edit, that's ok right? or if better to add it, how to do that now? Thanks for your help, --Keshavboddula (talk) 13:56, 3 April 2019 (PDT)
Regarding edit summary, this is just to help other editors quickly understand what edit you made when they are looking at the article history, although I'll admit that I don't bother to write an edit summary 95% of the time.
Regarding the content itself,
"In addition, or in envisioning a future phase of AT that lies on a more subjectively-observed axis of knowing, proponents could also claim their methods make more life(-energy) sense, are more at balance or in harmony with the natural environment, and enable appropriate, healthier, happier, more fulfilling, meaningful or purposeful ways of life."
  • To say "in envisioning" sounds a bit awkward, since the same syllable is immediately repeated.
  • "lies on a more subjectively observed axis of knowing" ... I am not sure I understand what exactly is meant here, and potentially some readers might also struggle to understand.
  • "make more life(-energy) sense" ... what is meant by life energy? How specifically does it make more energy sense?
  • I would potentially avoid using the term "appropriate" since this would make the definition slightly circular. The appropriateness element is also covered later in the definition.

Kind regards, Moribund (talk) 14:32, 3 April 2019 (PDT)