Technology, science, and inventions have progressed at an accelerated rate during the hundred years of the 20th century, more so than any other century.
We began the 20th century with the infancy of airplanes, automobiles, and radio, when those inventions dazzled us with their novelty and wonder.
We end the 20th century with spaceships, computers, cell phones, and the wireless Internet all being technologies we can take for granted.
But none of these inventions scratch the surface of what we, as human beings, are creatively able to accomplish. This realization hit me like never before yesterday at Chic-fil-A. As a part-time employee at this restaurant, I would say that I qualify as a knowledgeable source regarding condiments and food accessories. Thus, I feel I am qualified to make the following assertion.
Heinz Ketchup has made the largest technological advancement in this era for improving humanity’s quality of life. I urge you to consider the evidence. The next time you want ketchup with your food item, you needn’t strain your greasy fingers to open packet after packet after packet of tomato-ed glory that has only sufficient ketchup to cover a dime. The next time you want ketchup with your food item you needn’t complete advanced rock climbing and bouldering training in order to scale the edifice of empty packets in your attempt to exit your table. The next time you want ketchup with your food item, you can simply open and dip, or tear and pour. Its that easy.
I am proud, yes- joyfully proud, that my children will never know a ketchup packet.