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The hammer or the pen, which has shaped humanities direction more effectively?

  1. BakerRambles profile image87
    BakerRamblesposted 6 years ago

    The hammer or the pen, which has shaped humanities direction more effectively?

  2. DavyJones02 profile image83
    DavyJones02posted 6 years ago

    I have to go with the pen, the fast transfer of information has made a big impact on humanities direction. This made it possible to share knowledge and made human kind progress in for example technology. I do not underestimate the value of tools like the hammer, but I do not think the have helped the progress of the human race as much as the pen/writing...

  3. randslam profile image84
    randslamposted 6 years ago

    Obviously, the pen has carried the most weight as each act of war is certainly started with the stroke of a pen, however, historically speaking what has been more impacting?  Thor's hammer of war has directed language and literature. 

    Now, whether that is effectively shaping humanity's direction is another question--that isn't universal either.  One must realize, what is effective for some--may be very ineffective for another.

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    msivakumarposted 6 years ago

    Pen, obviously.
    Am not a big fan of Hammer - nevertheless it is still doing a good job of checking some excesses.

 
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