[Lumiera] lumiera philosophy: Design a car beginning by the engine?

startx startx at plentyfact.org
Mon Oct 25 13:53:34 CEST 2010


On Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:33:23 +0200
Kurt Georg Hooss <hooss at schoepfung-und-wandel.de> wrote:

> 
> interesting philosophical question indeed. historic answer:
> when the engine was invented, the wooden car had to be redesigned
> to be made of steel and to run on steel rails to carry the engine.

this is correct, however, some could argue that if people had waited
until with the construction of the car around the engine until the
engine is "perfect", we wouldn't have seen any car on the street before
1950ies ...

startx




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