Hiveless Mind

Beer is the source of technology and civilization.

According to Gizmodo:


Scientist Declares Beer as the Source of Civilization and Technology, Nobody Is Surprised

This is a post that Gizmodo’s resident hops philosopher Travis should have written, but as he’s sleeping one off it’s been left up to me. Charlie Bamforth, a British academic who holds the most fabulous of titles—the University of California’s Anheuser Busch Endowed Professor of Brewing Science—claims that without beer, we would be without computers, the iPod, Silicon Valley and the space program…

Read more here. What kind of buggery is this? I thought it was kinda funny, at first, but the really strange part is that this is a real, genuine, scientific theory. What will they think of next? On the other hand, though, it actually kinda makes sense, once you read through it a couple times. One thing’s for sure, though: It kinda screws up the GNU’s motto, “Free as in speech, not as in beer”.

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  1. * Michael says:

    it’s actually quite amazing. liquor could be responsible for society as we know it 😉

    | Reply Posted 10 years, 8 months ago
  2. * Hawk says:

    YA THINK? 😉

    | Reply Posted 10 years, 7 months ago

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