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We Need a Modern George Washington Carver

Why do I say we need a modern George Washington Carver? Because that humble, but persistent man devoted himself to taking a simple peanut and finding every manner of use for it, so that it became a most valuable natural resource.

Today, many feel there are a lot of things that occur in nature but that serve little to no useful purpose. What is the purpose of the tick, the tapeworm, the flea, and so forth. Instead of simply chalking them up as having mere nuisance value, a George Washington Carver would hunker down and find out what such things are good for! How valuable such a man would be.

There have been some scientists who have uncovered useful purposes for things once disdained, such as the appendix in the human body, but such scientists are too rare, the exception to the rule. We need much closer attention to the silver lining that encompasses the cloud.


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MegL wrote on January 5, 2018, 3:30 AM

That is very true. We need to go back to real deep research, not just quick fixes.

lookatdesktop wrote on January 6, 2018, 9:42 PM

Good post. I like this one a lot.

VinceSummers wrote on January 6, 2018, 10:07 PM

Thank you, Anthony.