Why are technological advances more rapid during wartime?

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  • rod
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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    Survival and fear.

    To win a war, you want to have better stuff than your enemy. Seeing at night when your enemy can't is a definite advantage, so we got night vision technology. In peacetime, someone has to have the money and motivation to develop night vision and hope it has a use. In war, the motivation is FEAR that the other guy will have it first and we won't SURVIVE unless we get it before they do.

  • 1 decade ago

    More money circulation from the government, and scouting for the top minds in the world. We stole Einstein from Germany and he gave us a bomb.

    Money speeds up discovery for some reason. It's kinda ironic.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    they arent, the government is just tricking us into thinking that they are.

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