A Time For Change . William G. Pollard, A Physicists, Had

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A Time for Change William G. Pollard, a physicists, had once said,”Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement…” (Pollard). Throughout history most of the great periods of change can be traced back to an event or discovery. In early man, man hunted for food with his hands until he acquired the technology necessary to make weapons. During this period, man hunted and gathered food as they walked through the vast earth. This was until the discovery of agriculture and farming allowed many to stay in one spot and raise a family. We have witnessed changes due to the spread of religion, and great periods of change brought forward by the industrial and technological revolutions. It is important to…show more content…
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