Sherwin Nuland speaks of hope and the indomitable “Human Spirit”. About half way through he makes the statement “The world will not be saved by the internet, it will be saved by the human spirit”. This is as true now as the day the first humans learned to draw, the printing press was invented, and the first telephone conversation took place.
At the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Nikita Khrushchev’s Human Spirit was what “Saved the World”. However, without the technology of Radio, the message that he was ordering the pull out of missiles from Cuba it would never have been delivered fast enough to have had any practical effect.
Without Tesla and Marconi I may not be here to write this blog. This all goes to show that we all have our part to play and communication is the key.