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Originally posted by PhoenixOD
reply to post by jude11
Wow Jude did you get out of the wrong side of bed today? Thats a very touching video but you are only seeing negative things.
Its just technology, yes it can be used for bad as well as good but so can ANY tool that has ever been invented in the history of mankind and guess what? we have made it this far in spite of that.
To my mind 3D printing technology could be the one development that really lifts mankind out of the material based world that we live in today. Eventually we are going to have machines that can make whatever we want. Ill bet that when that happens we will find that we dont want a hell of a lot , just the comforts in life and some of the latest tech.
I have faith in humanity and look forward to a better future. Its either that or just give up now ..and i cant do that because im not a quitter
Originally posted by jude11
It took humans to make this but it will undoubtedly also be used to do harm as all technology seems to go that way. For example...This same technology has already been used to make a gun.
Originally posted by Lysis
reply to post by Hr2burn
There is an opportunity cost for everything. These people gave up their resources and time to help people when it technically could've been used towards more profitable endeavors. The real question is: what would they have to do to make these charitable projects sustainable? Someone has to pay for the resources and time used, unfortunately.