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Comment Almost here even now... (Score 0) 439

RMS saw it coming in 1997, except that his timetable is about 70 years too late: The Right to Read. In fact, the scientific literature is already closed to most people...not unlike the Dark Ages when most books were hidden in monasteries and an education outside of Big Religion would most likely get you executed, either burned or drawn and quartered...

In the long run, intelligence is merely another fatal mutation in the twisted and tortured evolutionary road.

"Consider a spherical bear, in simple harmonic motion..." -- Professor in the UCB physics department