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Re: Reality Check (Apple)

____/ chrisv on Monday 10 Oct 2011 14:21 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> 
>>ÂThe late Norman Borlaug prevented a billion deaths by applying the scientific
>>method to the traditional scattergun approach to crop selection and breeding,
>>creating the Âgreen revolutionÂ. India used to have famines 40 years ago  now
>>it exports grain. There are fewer conflicts in the world as a consequence.
>>Woman have more reproductive freedom. These are incredible achievements  and
>>earned Borlaug the Nobel Peace Prize. But he received no such adulation, and
>>even earned a few sneers in some obituaries.Â
> 
> That was a point that I made recently.  There's a *lot* of great
> people who toil in obscurity and really make the world a better place.
> 
> But any two-bit celebrity is "mourned" far more.

It's part of the indoctrination. Be rich or be forgotten. Doesn't matter
the goodness of your deeds...

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