[FoRK] Nobel warrant?
geege4 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 07:06:26 PDT 2009
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM, geege schuman <geege4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The commentary on a news program this morning, general but not unanimous
>> agreement that it was premature. Also, that it was most likely done to
>> leverage and "help motivate" future actions. Which seems like a very
>> wrong reason to award a prize that is supposed to recognize achievement,
>> not potential.
> The Nobel recognizes both, a fact of which too few people are aware, and
> there lay the fodder.
And if I were Obama, I'd phrase my acceptance thusly: "Uh,okay, thanks,
This is a tremendous honor. Uh, but I can only accept it as a joint award,
uh, shared with, uh, my fellow leaders [insert names of fellow sojourners)
working together to, uh, achieve our vision of, uh, world peace."
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