Comment: I don't think that's true...

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I don't think that's true...

The people that make technology grow usually aren't researching for purely competitive reasons. The space race led to many advancements in the world today, and although the government may have only sponsored advancements in space for political reasons, the engineers involved worked because they love space exploration.

When people do things out of love rather than survival, amazing things happen. Work is so much better when you love your job. I personally do things for happiness, not money or competition; but everyone is different.