posted on Jun, 23 2008 @ 08:22 AM
Originally posted by whatukno
Second worst invention: The telephone. Man I wanna beat Thomas Edison back to life and then kill him for this idea.
I'm kind of ambivalent toward the telephone. I don't like talking on them and even with my basic mobile plan, I never come close to using all my
Yet, the telephone for all its annoyances, connects the world and were it not for the telephone infrastructure, the internet would have never been
Clearly, the telephone is one of the greatest inventions, not because of the ways it's abused, but because it facilitates so well one of the most
important necessities of society: communication.
By the way, Alexander Graham Bell is credited with the invention of the telephone.
[edit on 2008/6/23 by GradyPhilpott]