“Can you imagine how much progress could have been made on Earth if people like Johannes Gutenberg [i] (Footnote), Sir Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington Carver, [ii] (Footnote) Nicola Tesla, Jonas Salk, [iii] (Footnote) and Richard Trevithick,[iv] (Footnote) and many thousands of similar geniuses and inventors were living today?
Image what technical accomplishments might have been developed if men like these never died? What if they were never given amnesia and made to forget everything they knew? What if they continued to learn and work forever? What level of technology and civilization could be attained if Immortal Spiritual Beings like these were allowed to continue to create — in the same place and at the same time — for billions or trillions of years?
Essentially, The Domain is one civilization that has existed for trillions of years with relatively uninterrupted progress. Knowledge has been accumulated, refined, and improved upon in nearly every field of study imaginable — and beyond imagining.”
[i] “…Johannes Gutenberg…”
“Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German goldsmith and printer, who is credited with inventing movable type printing in Europe (c. 1439) and mechanical printing globally. His major work, the Gutenberg Bible, also known as the 42-line bible, has been acclaimed for its high aesthetic and technical quality.
Although Gutenberg was financially unsuccessful in his lifetime, the printing technologies spread quickly, and news and books began to travel across Europe much faster than before. It fed the growing Renaissance, and since it greatly facilitated scientific publishing, it was a major catalyst for the later scientific revolution. Gutenberg is thought to have said: “Give me 26 soldiers of lead and I shall conquer the world.”
Printing was also a factor in the Reformation: Martin Luther found that the 95 Theses, which he posted on the door of his church, were printed and circulated widely; subsequently he also issued broadsheets outlining his anti-indulgences position (ironically, indulgences were one of the first items Gutenberg had printed). The broadsheet evolved into newspapers and defined the mass media we know today.”
— Reference: Wikipedia.org
[ii] “…George Washington Carver…”
[iii] “…Jonas Salk…”
[iv] “…Richard Trevithick…”
“ Richard Trevithick (born April 13, 1771 in Cornwall – died April 22, 1833 in Kent) was an English inventor, mining engineer and builder of the first working railway steam locomotive.”
— Reference: Wikipedia.org
Originally posted 2011-07-20 14:47:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter