Re: Invention and the Property of Intellectuals.

Randall R Randall (
Sun, 17 May 1998 21:38:44 -0400

On Sun, 17 May 1998 16:00:34 PDT "warren olson" <>
Randall Randall wrote:

>>Com'n, Michael. Name me one civilization in which there
>>was a similar level of invention as there currently is in the
>>present day, *period*! This isn't a matter of patent protection,
>>but the scientific method, and books.

>actually wouldnt you agree that the ancient greeks and even egyptians
>had a fairly high level of invention

For their time, certainly. I would say that they
probably didn't invent as much over all the
centuries that their society existed, as even
the last century has produced in our society.

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