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Comment Re:Do you have a newsletter? (Score 3, Insightful) 742

Make something idiot proof, and they'll invent a better idiot.

Idiot proofing is just a pipe dream. A noble goal, to be sure, but a pipe dream none the less. No matter how well intentioned something is, humans will always find a way to screw it up. We've had how long to perfect the use of fire and yet we still manage to burn down how many buildings/forests/cities?

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