[ExI] Guns caused UK Industrial Revolution

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Mon May 7 18:29:17 UTC 2018

On 7 May 2018 at 18:25, Henrique Moraes Mechado (CI) wrote:
> Science and technology usually develop together. While the romans were
> amazing at architecture, they weren't much on anything else. And they also
> had slaves.
> And England also had the religious dissenters who had a pivotal role on the
> industrial revolution, mostly because they weren't permitted to do much
> else.
> And coal. Never forget coal

The Romans were great at construction, but they did a lot more than that.

Much of their tech was forgotten when the Empire collapsed and had to
be re-invented centuries later.
(They also used the coalfields in England!).


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