My refusal to disbelieve stems from M theorists predicting 12 dimensions and our knowledge of the 4 we can directly observe being just pathetic. We're just not currently qualified to even speculate. Science, yo; if you can't prove something, you don't go around saying it's true.
Also, it's just prudent to not go around giving the finger to things that can lightning bolt your ass unless you're absolutely certain they don't exist.
Why? 2-3 inches here and the only things we do different are leave earlier and drive slower. No chains. No pre-salting the roads. Just slow the fuck down until the roads get plowed or melt.
Erm, bit of a problem there. First, DRM was never removed. Second, streaming is still only available at shit quality. Third, prices haven't dropped on any service that even looks like it might in the future become useful.
An interesting line of thought. By that reasoning you'd expect a venn diagram of vegetarians and abortion proponents to be two separate circles in all but the earliest term abortions. Based strictly on the average political affiliation of the two groups though, I doubt this would be the case.
Established technology tends to persist in the face of new technology. -- G. Blaauw, one of the designers of System 360