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Technology Has Been Stalled For The Past 20 Years?

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posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 07:55 PM
i was discussing this with my friend since we sometimes discuss what's happening in the world and we reached the same conclusion, that the evolution of the human civilization has been stalled for the past 20 or 30 years, i mean, it seems is slowing down since the discover of fire, the sumerian, egipcian, greek, roman civilization, renaissance, the industrial revolution, the micro chip

we should be more advanced, especially in the technological area, but we dont see any big and i mean BIG improvements since the 60's or the 70s. My question is why is that? Are the governments, Nasa, technological companies concealing their finds?

Where are the breakthrough technologies we thought we would have in the new millenium? We are almost in 2010 and i see nothing relevant.

We didnt conquer the seas (there's much to it we dont know) nor space, we are stuck in this rock and we have found zero solutions to bend time and space, we stick to the same old energy forms, being oil the most important one and why is that? because of political and economic interests?

Nicola Tesla discovered alternate forms of energy and his studies were confiscated by the CIA and again i ask why?

NASA gets millions of dollars every year and people demand substantial news, findings, etc yet they get nothing.

So i ask all of you, do you guys think we have reached the end of our intelectual potential and we don't have anything more to invent, create or are all new findings being taken from us by our own governments?

And with this i include all the info related to UFOS and alien agenda

posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 08:18 PM
I don't think we are stalled, there is plenty of amazingly high technology out there. What there is not is a society that is capable of distributing it for the use of the people.

The reason is because our current monetary and social systems are too centralized, the control is in too few hands, and new technology gets bogged down before it has a chance to find it's place. Now, I do believe that is changeing, as more and more people become aware of the true potential of this seemingly unlimited universe we live in, but most of the time control still manages to corrupt the process.

The mechanisms are simple to understand, one is new and old technology being sabotaged for commercial reasons. This is the deliberate deengineering process of technological obsolescence, and it's designed to break to force people to work more to have less. It's a subtle form of slavery to technology, by not letting technology evolve to a more stable form. The second is IP laws, where people can own ideas, and by owning they chose how they are implemented, if at all. By this mechanism, manifested in copyright and patent laws technology does not get distributed as far and as wide as the information society allows.

People are becoming aware of the negative impact of tech obsolescence and patent laws, so if things pan out ok the future could see us opening the dams on the resevoire of developed technology that is not available for the general population. But this requires a change in leadership and governmental philosophy.

posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 08:42 PM
This is a joke post, Right? I'm 48 years old and I've seen so many changes in my life I can't believe I was born in such an advanced and advancing period of time.

As a child I watched men walk on the moon, and was ticked off because it interrupted Saturday morning cartoons.

The first time I saw a computer was on a school field trip to a bank, I was seven or eight at the time. It looked like an organ from some mid-evil horror movie. Now I have a desk top thousands of time more powerful.

20 years ago I would have had to make a trip to the library to find information to write a report or just study, now all the information I could ever want or imagine is just a few keystrokes away.

Break through technology is happening every day and all around us. My TV is less than an inch thick! I CAN HANG IT ON THE WALL!!!!!

Technology hasn't been stalled at all, if anything it's picking up speed in it's progression.

I know this because I've lived through it. I've seen it with my own eyes.

posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 08:59 PM
reply to post by Zepherian

I think you are exactly right. All out technology should mean we work less for the same equivelant wage. That is progress. Unfortunately they only manage to benefit at the top of the foodchain.

posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 09:12 PM
I believe technology hasnt stalled. Everything is getting better. Right now, the public can buy a PC with 2.5 terabytes of memory, and 32 gigabytes of RAM. Everything is getting better. Being made smaller and more powerful. We as humans have made a jacket that almost immatates invisibility. It has cameras all over each side of it, and projects it to the other side. We now have sattalites that can travel 31,000 mph. We have guns that can shoot 100,000 rounds a minute. Well, more i think. It is the Metal Storm if u wanna look it up. The list goes on and on. If you look though history, new things happen every century or so. In 1812, we had the War of 1812. in 1912, there was WW2 and the Industrial revolution. As we move toward 2015, you will notice everything changing and getting better (hopefully).

posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 10:38 PM
to say it hasnt would be quite foolish. i would say that the federal govt/military is 50 years ahead of us.

we the advent of the PC and the net we should be much further ahead.

free energy, anti matter, anti gravity, the govt has it!

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