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Old 02-04-2010, 12:27 AM
jibbguy jibbguy is offline
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Fuzzy deserves a great deal of credit for all he has done. He has helped this genre immensely.

Open Source means ANYONE, and i mean anyone, can commercialize it. But considering that this will also raise public awareness off it, and inspire others to further study it, i cannot see a "down side" to this.

There is a strong possibility, that the effect will eventually gain greater public awareness while the Model is ignored. It may not be "fair", but that's the way it is.

For a new model of physics to be accepted or even seriously considered, it must come from a fairly-well respected member of the mainstream scientific community... as Einstein and Issac Newton were. That is just the way it is.

In the words of the immortal George Carlin:

"It's a big club, and WE AREN'T IN IT!"

Empirical findings and inventions are a different story...

Thomas Edison was not a member of the mainstream when he started out, nor were the Wright Brothers nor was Tesla.

And in fact, although Tesla's AC system is the most widely accepted means of generation and transmission of energy ever seen in History... his ideas on physics were totally ignored and still are to this day.