Why that is is because they get copyrights and patents. People don't
respect the rights of writers and inventors because they're trying to be
fair. They do it because of the copyright and patent laws.
Ransom Lydell wrote:
Interesting isn't it that in almost every other field that thrives on originality,
the originator, is generally rewarded for the efforts put forth.
We don't question that with publishing, or music, or inventions With
plants, it seems that everyone believes the originator ought to be willing
to just share and be a nice guy. I wonder why that is?