What is our greatest achievement?

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  1. ironking profile image55
    ironkingposted 8 years ago

    What do you think is the greatest achievement of human civilization?

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image65
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      internet??

    2. bukan profile image60
      bukanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Making the environment most polluted from past which will cause now "Global Warming" the major achievement by human being.

      1. ironking profile image55
        ironkingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Bukan...that's the effect and cause of our achievement

    3. dohn121 profile image81
      dohn121posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Procreation wink

    4. aka-dj profile image77
      aka-djposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      We haven't annihilated the whole planet with nuclear weapons and such.

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      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      freedom, still lots to do, but freedom, the right to choose.

      1. ironking profile image55
        ironkingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Freedom....???? no ..... you mean code of law

    6. itcoll profile image60
      itcollposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      internet.

    7. RKHenry profile image77
      RKHenryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The family.

    8. rebekahELLE profile image87
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      language, the ability to communicate in all of its forms~

      1. avangend profile image58
        avangendposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I think language has made all of these other things possible - except possibly for the man's reply of "family," which is something language makes more enjoyable and fruitful. Communication is necessary for progress.

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      patspnnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I think it was the air-conditioner because it made it possible to live in the desert

      1. ironking profile image55
        ironkingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        that's funny...hahaha...but i dont think so...how about the water?

    10. sensu0s profile image68
      sensu0sposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well, with over thrice the speed of sound we can Fly through the air faster then any bird in the world, I feel the airplane technology is the greatest achievement in the human civilization. Everything else was possible only after this. The world and life would have never turned so fast without the vehicle of airways.

    11. Lita C. Malicdem profile image59
      Lita C. Malicdemposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Advance technology, in general, internet and HubPages, in particular. Because of this, I enjoy meeting friends world-wide.

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      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      gosh, so many... i would have to highlight Man's achievements in space exploration, and manned space missions and the ISS. The Hubble cracked open the Universe.

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      Deborah Sextonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The eradication of some diseases. Human life is the most important.
      Hopefully stem cell research will help us replace body parts

      And of course coffee is good, like Frogdroping said.

  2. frogdropping profile image82
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Coffee big_smile

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol

      Definitely at this time in the morning.

      I'd go all traditional and say the printing press...which led to the Internet smile

    2. Hokey profile image60
      Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I have to agree!!!

  3. Flightkeeper profile image70
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Oh let me, let me, umm Sarah Palin? no, no, no, umm science that started with Scientific Method, umm no, no, no...I give up!

    lol

    1. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol lol

  4. Helen Cater profile image77
    Helen Caterposted 8 years ago

    Viagra!!!

    1. frogdropping profile image82
      frogdroppingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That could well be a TMI. If you actually divulged why you'd think Viagra was the best thing since - bread wink

      1. Helen Cater profile image77
        Helen Caterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I have no actual proof of this myself, but my best GF said it made her big toe tingle, and go stiff smile

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          Millionheirposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          oy my goodness i guess the blood pooled in her foot, I mean it's not unheard of but still :-)

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      ralwusposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ooo la la! It make yer fingernails hard? LOL

    3. cally2 profile image61
      cally2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Got some stuck in my throat. had a stiff neck for a week

  5. ironking profile image55
    ironkingposted 8 years ago

    That's very funny Helen...but i dont need that....lol

  6. prettydarkhorse profile image65
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    airplane? cancer technology, medicine?
    telephone? fiber optic
    steam engine? satellite

  7. tantrum profile image60
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    Messing everything up

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image65
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL

  8. ironking profile image55
    ironkingposted 8 years ago

    yes..Darkhorse..lol...just play civilization u might learn something..right uninvited writer??lol

  9. motricio profile image69
    motricioposted 8 years ago

    mmmm El arroz con coco!!!!!! jajajaja

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    Millionheirposted 8 years ago

    I would say our greatest collective achievement is learning to tolerate each other as a global, unique civilization

    1. nextstopjupiter profile image80
      nextstopjupiterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, but there is still a long way to go!

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    I really don't know but the ole proverbial wheel fits in there somewhere. LOL So does the knife and forks.

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    logic,commonsenseposted 8 years ago

    Surviving this long.

  13. samsbr profile image37
    samsbrposted 8 years ago

    unity

  14. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Human Consciousness

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    saving the amount of toilet paper so the roll lasts longer. lol

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    On a serious note, greatest achievement is survival repeatedly big_smile

  17. cheaptrick profile image72
    cheaptrickposted 8 years ago

    Language,the most powerful thing ever.

    1. dohn121 profile image81
      dohn121posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Dang! I was going to say this too cool

    2. ironking profile image55
      ironkingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I think u r right..that's one language..writing

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    Jack Kongposted 8 years ago

    Aircon, definitely. cool

    Seriously? Umm ... concrete?

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    logic,commonsenseposted 8 years ago

    Hugh Hefner having so many 20 year old girl friends!  smile

    1. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol my collection is almost as old as the girls he's been with. lol

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        logic,commonsenseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I hear the reason he does not go out much any more is because it is so hard to find a baby sitter out there!  smile

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    poetlorraineposted 8 years ago

    peace would be a great achievment, some have found it i think

    1. ironking profile image55
      ironkingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      No...that's not our achievement yet....it will be a great achievement...but i think.... we cannot achieve that....

  21. ediggity profile image62
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    It's a close tie between the Internet and the burrito.

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    theglobalspiritposted 8 years ago

    The Declaration of Independence, Flying/airplane, Internet.

    Hopefully the near future will bring technology to save our planet from global warming and falling asteroids, equality and equal pay for all. No more recessions or depressions.

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    1. ironking profile image55
      ironkingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Dont worry...they already have but still underconstruction and observation..LoL...but seriously yes

  23. Himitsu Shugisha profile image73
    Himitsu Shugishaposted 8 years ago

    Evolution and sustainability.

  24. ironking profile image55
    ironkingposted 8 years ago

    i think "knowledge".. education

  25. topgunjager profile image60
    topgunjagerposted 8 years ago

    television

  26. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    Chewing gum. Hollywood may have died without it. smile

  27. cluense profile image74
    cluenseposted 8 years ago

    The Internet! You can be everywhere without ever leaving your home! LOVE IT!

  28. Bibowen profile image96
    Bibowenposted 8 years ago

    If you mean the greatest achievement of mankind? It's got to be a written language. It is the bright line between civilization and lack of it.

  29. Professor Eric profile image54
    Professor Ericposted 8 years ago

    my pegasus smile

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    The indoor toilet.

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    this post lol

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    I still claim the wheel. The first computer needed them.

  33. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    Internet communications

  34. LizzyBoo profile image60
    LizzyBooposted 8 years ago

    State exam in English is the biggest achievment of mine

  35. ironking profile image55
    ironkingposted 8 years ago

    very crazy world....still have many things to learn and discover to achieve what we can achieve

  36. Pearldiver profile image82
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    Life. (Without Prejudice)

  37. dyonder profile image75
    dyonderposted 8 years ago

    communication

  38. Healthyminds profile image62
    Healthymindsposted 8 years ago

    Adsense!

    1. sensu0s profile image68
      sensu0sposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol

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      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol  nice   lol

  39. rhamson profile image75
    rhamsonposted 8 years ago

    Landing a man on the moon and safely returning him to earth.

  40. ironking profile image55
    ironkingposted 8 years ago

    Friendship?

  41. BEAUTYBABE profile image75
    BEAUTYBABEposted 8 years ago

    I think one of our greatest achievements was the invention of "Penicillin", because it helped cure a lot of illnesses

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    AdviceDoctorposted 8 years ago

    Psychology. Well, technically it wasn't invented.. but it's the greatest FOUNDED achievement.

  43. ironking profile image55
    ironkingposted 8 years ago

    what else??? i cannot think....empty

  44. bojanglesk8 profile image58
    bojanglesk8posted 8 years ago

    The Toilet.

  45. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 8 years ago

    Zippers

  46. K Partin profile image57
    K Partinposted 8 years ago

    val-cro smile

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    Toothpicks lol

  48. goldenpath profile image71
    goldenpathposted 8 years ago

    The printing press.

  49. zzron profile image53
    zzronposted 8 years ago

    Space travel. Although I often wonder why we only went to the moon once.

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    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years ago

    fire

    1. ironking profile image55
      ironkingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      HAHAHA very funny...we can eat food without cooking it

 
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