[ExI] disruptive technologies and tobacco products: was RE: (no subject)

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Sat May 7 17:54:47 UTC 2016

On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 10:26 AM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:

>  Think on this, my disruptive technology friends: are not we all guilty
> of cheering for every disruptive technology?  We don’t really even think
> all that much about whether it is good or bad, just so long as it is
> disruptive.  I plead guilty.  I love the smell of disruptive technology in
> the morning.  It smells like PROGRESS!  Woohoo!

Nope.  The most iconic counter-example I can think of: very few people
actually cheered for the nuclear bomb, even if it (arguably and probably)
saved many millions more lives than it claimed.
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