Originally Posted by BD2003
Comparing apples and oranges.
Human thinking is considered superior when verbal abstraction are used.
Comparing Apple and Oranges by saying that we eat them both is considered lower level of Thinking, as compare to saying that Apples and Oranges are both Fruits. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abstraction
Following this Cognitive rational Comparing Apple and Computers is Not even a valid Verbal Abstraction on any level.
If one belong to the 1% (you know the one that thge wife has two Cadillacs), then any crazy action is OK because money can buy you a thinker.
But buying every few years for hundreds of $$ iPhone, iPad
and the like because the rechargeable battery Goes is basically iCrazy
, a battery for Motorola Razor cost less than $10).
It passable right Now because the ignorant crowds are not aware of the coming surprise.