Monday, October 13, 2014

The end of civilization?

The end of civilization?  You might think so from this quote:
“...has since reached a still more conspicuous peak of scientific infamy by inventing the aerophone – an instrument far more devastating in its effects and fraught with the destruction of human society.”
Who is being taken to task here?  And when?  Thomas Edison, for his now-forgotten aerophone, in 1878.  Panicking over technology advances is not a new thing :)

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