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    Jun 12 2013: For the most part, science eliminates the need to engage in science. It is perfectly possible to use the fruits of science without ever understanding a bit of it. Just like speaking the language without understanding the grammar or driving the car without knowing what's under the hood. Thanks to the progress in science it is possible to design a website, an app or a computer game without knowing anything about programming. We can only imagine what will be the effect of the popularization of 3D printers, when everybody will suddenly become an engineer.

    I am not saying it is bad though. By becoming simple science will atract the masses. The effect may be the same as in art - a lot of crap, but every now and then a genius will be born.

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