[ExI] Norman Borlaug

MB mbb386 at main.nc.us
Mon Sep 14 22:22:27 UTC 2009

> Norman Borlaug is dead. It could be argued that nobody in the entire
> history of the Human Race has saved more lives than he did; I would
> certainly have a very hard time coming up with a better candidate.
> Norman Borlaug was not a poet or a mystic or a writer of platitudes or
> a religious figure of any sort, Norman Borlaug was a scientist. I like
> that.

I was happy to re-read the article in Reason, the interview from some years back.


The rest of us would be hard pressed to do anything like as much with our lives, IMHO.


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