funny that the 'vancouiverneedsus" twitter thing isnt in anymore
Well ..... the Chinese did invent paper, and the movable letter printing press, chain-drives, gunpowder, the seismograph, alcohol, the compass, kites, hang-gliders, silk, the flame thrower, etc., etc., ....... but apart from that, what have the Chinese ever done for us? NUTHIN! Oh yeah, they did build the Great Wall and the trans Canada railway, but apart from that .......It's a funny thread coming from someone who is living in a world built by caucasians.
All the art, architecture, literature plus the technological inventions, communication, computers, electricity, etc.
All caucasian creativity.
Have you heard about Google? Lots of interesting stuff there about Gutenberg's improvements to the ancient Chinese methods of movable block printing, but they had the original concept hundreds of years earlier than Europe. Get over it.Printing press is German.
We all know you want an argument Vanpro.
The most important of the day to day items you use are caucasian inventions. The phone, electricity, television, mobile phones, computers, photography etc.
Even medical technologies like imaging, aesthetics, insulin, birth control, penicillin etc.
This is my last post on the topic. You can argue with yourself
By the way, I'm not unduly surprised that you didn't question their other momentous inventions which paved the way for modern civilization. Shutting down the debate is probably the best route when you're losing.An important advancement to woodblock printing came in the early eleventh century, when a Chinese peasant named Bi Sheng (Pi Sheng) developed the world's first movable type. Though Sheng himself was a commoner and didn't leave much of a historical trail, his ingenious method of printing, which involved the production of hundreds of individual characters, was well-documented by his contemporary, a scholar and scientist named Shen Kuo.
Historical evidence suggests that metal movable type was also developed independently in Korea in the late 14th century. In 1377, a Korean monk named Baegun is credited with printing a compilation of Buddhist sayings using movable metal type. The two-volume book, known as "Jikji," is believed to be the oldest book in the world printed with metal type.
Would they pay $200 for a bottom of the market microwave oven made with $40 an hour union labour?let's make Vancouver great again. get rid of all the riff raff that exists here and kick their ass back to the prairies and maritimes. or back to ottawa, they can cry to them while occupying the lawn in front of parliament in a tent.