[ExI] Against government science funding was Re: New Hope for Alzheimer's Disease Vaccine

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 11:04:57 UTC 2008

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 4:44 PM, John Grigg <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that while war is a very ugly thing, scientific spinoffs from
> military research have been hugely beneficial to society in general.

Whatever one may think of First and Second and Cold War, they have
corresponded to periods of accelerated technological progress. Much of
that progress needed not even being "spinned off", as for instance
transportation, communication, information or energy technological
breakthrough are immediately applicable to both the military and civil

Stefano Vaj

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