Sunday, February 15, 2009

The President Gives Props to Darwin

The President of the United States pauses and reflects on the bicentennial birthday of Charles Darwin while extolling the virtues of our 16th president on his own 200th birthday. Obama's aspiration to "renew the commitment to science, innovation, and discovery" can only be realized if the people take up the task. When we the people belie this aspiration by worrying about our personal assets we doom ourselves to failure. As we pass through the selective bottleneck of financial regress may we see the spark of curiosity grow into the "fires of genius" that lay within us all.

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