Anyone who has been paying close attention to the argument over whether Gustave Whitehead or Wilbur and Orville Wright flew first, can see that the recent attempt to promote Whitehead is in a state of collapse.
Indeed, technology -- like humanity and like God in process theology -- evolves. The challenge is that it's hard to determine when technology's evolution becomes a blessing and when it becomes a curse.
Deliberative dialog, in my personal view, excels when it first establishes the "best truth" and moves from there to generate new possibilities. Truth lays the foundation for reconciliation and wise public policy.