Joel Harrison Posted 12 months ago What do you think of a world without patents? It seems the comments "for" the idea of eliminating patents are from people who don't own any patents and clearly haven't invested time and money in the research and development of one. Look, this is very simple. You have spent a great deal of time and effort to be as successful as you can be. If I stole your identity and wrecked everything you have created for yourself, how would you feel? If I redistributed all your money and took out loans, in your name, to help the poor and less fortunate, would that make it okay? If you had a method to prevent me from doing that, wouldn't you?