posted on Sep, 5 2005 @ 09:09 PM
multinational corporations are the best inventor/engineer/scientist, now.
the wild-haired, eccentric of yesteryear is obsolete in the world of mega-corporations.
anyone who DOES come up with an invention that threatens the corporate status quo, gets crushed like a tiny bug.
what was that movie???? 'tucker'? about the automobile guy? that was WAY back in the fifties.
only corporations are 'allowed' to invent anything signifigant, these days. if tesla were alive today, he would be working for honda trying to
increase production or streamline a process or something equally BORING.
he was actually one of the last of the great inventors, and one of the first crushed by a corporation, a slimy, evil project of thomas edison(the
take your heads out of your schoolbooks and read between the lines for a change.
who invented the internet? the home computer? the GPS trackable, implantable human chip? who invented the carburator that can get 70 mi. per gallon
in a seventy-one buick? the LCD screen? free electricity?
it's nice to dream about the great minds of the past. those days are gone. if 'they' don't own it, 'you' are not allowed to share it or
develop an industry around it. this takes nearly all the motivation out of being an inventor in the first place.
all that said, the george forman grill is pretty good, i hear.