I think one problem we've had is that people who are smart and creative and innovative as engineers went into financial engineering.
Terrorism is a horrible thing that is the great threat to civilization on our planet.
Smart people are a dime a dozen. What matters is the ability to think different... to think out of the box.
I think right now we need to look back at the founding values of our country. Rise above partisanship, be less bitter when it comes to important matters that have to be solved.
When you write biographies, whether it's about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human.