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  1. "Creativity is great, but plagiarism is faster.” - Unknown Haha thank you in advance @Andrewlaroswill definitely use it some day) why wont you find me on FB: Anna Stien))
  2. Remember Darwin and Wallace: great minds can and do think independently but in parallel. A real-life example: the famous Tribble of Star Trek, as created by David Gerrold. Robert Heinlein, long before Star Trek in 'The Rolling Stones' came up with a creature, the Martian flat cat, similar to the Tribble in its general morphology and fecundity. As it turned out, both writers were beaten to that punch by Elizabeth Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs,' a 19th Century story of guinea pig proliferation run amuck. The 'p' word, according to Mr. Gerrold's memoir of his Star Trek experience, did c
  3. According to Wikipedia term "Robert K. Merton": 1)Conformity is the attaining of societal goals by socially accepted means. 2)Innovation is the attaining of those goals in unaccepted ways. Innovators find and create their own way to go about obtaining what they want, and a majority of the time, these new ways are considered to be socially unaccepted and deviant. Robert Merton's motivating force: "I wanted and still want to advance sociological theories of social structure and cultural change that will help us understand how social institutions and the character of life
  4. "Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature" George Bernard Shaw I squeak loudly! As a Promethean Rationalist I steal fire (knowledge) from Zeus! " The squeaky wheel gets the grease." "mimetic desire" - Wikipedia "Strain Theory" and "deviance" - Wikipedia
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