johnkclark at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 03:50:12 UTC 2017
On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 4:29 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> Philosophy and religion aren’t steering this ship, technology is doing it.
I agree. So why do history professors teach their students more about the
battle tactics of the Austro-Prussian War than the do about the discovery
of the Second Law of Thermodynamics that happened at about the same time?
> Consider James Burke’s excellent documentary series The Day the Universe
> Changed and later Connections, both about how technological developments
> shaped history.
I loved them both, but I think Connections was first.
John K Clark
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