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Comment Re:Government Take Over of Research (Score 5, Interesting) 114

"It used to be research was done primarily by private industry."

I think it's safe to say that most research throughout history has always been driven by government and specificially the military. The vast majority of inventions and innovations come from the military and government. So, I'm not sure what you are basing this on, but I don't think that having government involvement in funding research is a new thing or a bad thing.

Machines have less problems. I'd like to be a machine. -- Andy Warhol