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Before too long people will get tired of the shiny and drift on to something new, maybe apple will be there waiting with that something new, I don't know. This isn't speaking against apple as such, they have an unrivalled marketing department, just an assessment of the practical realities.
Some hunter-gatherers only had to work for 7 hours a week.
They then had to spend another fifty hours travelling, since the things you hunt tend to move away from you, and the fruit growing wild is a lot more sparse than you'd find in a farm, with the possible exception of tropical areas.
really, creationism is the 'elephant in the room' whenever you start talking about the fossil record
No, its not.
Hope the WDA didn't pay you too much.
And because the Irish pay so little tax other Europeans have to raise €85,000,000,000.- to bail them out.
Wrong. The only reason the bailout is being forced on Ireland is because of loans given by German and UK banks to Irish banks. Ireland is quite capable of sorting out its own deficit.
Meh hardly. Ireland is for a lack of a better term fucked, because it taxes businesses little to not at all, but relies heavily on income and sales tax to fill it's coffers.
Incorrect. Its in trouble because the government guaranteed huge amounts of speculator debt.