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Technological progress is like a fragile and vulnerable plant, whose flourishing is not only dependent on the appropriate surroundings and climate, but whose life is almost always short. It is highly sensitive to the social and economic environment and can be easily arrested.

— Joel Mokyr (1946-)
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Site under construction…

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— and, considering the amplitude and complexity of its object; bearing in mind it is being conceived and constructed as a location to gather relevant documentation, and a wide open space for historical and philosophical analysis and debate, it is clearly assumed that it will always remain an unfinished project…

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Personal note:

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I initiated Ideas of Progress website some time ago. However, along with the deep historic and philosophical studies and researches involved, I had to start it by learning (almost from zero) how to cope with «Wordpress»’ basic tools…

So being, this is a project in its very beginning, meaning:

  • some fundamental ideas along with other important aspects of its subject are still missing, waiting for my time and skill to insert them;
  • its design (main structural frame, menus and sub-menus) is not defenitive, and can be deeply changed to a more appropriate one.

[LMM]