Originally Posted by magjournal
You could say that about anything. We credit Eli Whitney with the invention of the cotton gin. We credit Pythagoras with the Pythagorean theorem. The fact that someone else WOULD'VE invented it had the credited inventor not been around doesn't mean anything. The credited inventor DID invent it, case closed. When you get into the whole "someone else would've done it" argument, you're talking about some alternate universe; not ours.
True true. I just wanted to make it clear why, for some of us, those contributions he's made don't immediately overpower the fact that he's a money-hoarding douche who just uses the Star Wars and Indiana Jones brands to make more money from fans.