What We Owe Steve Jobs

From Yaron Brook and Don Watkins in Forbes:

Watching the world mourn Steve Jobs, we are reminded of how massive crowds of Americans used to gather to celebrate the launch of a new bridge or a new railroad. There is a widespread recognition that Jobs was a creative genius who changed our world profoundly and for the better. Even President Obama, not usually given to praising businessmen, said that Jobs “transformed our lives, redefined entire industries, and achieved one of the rarest feats in human history: he changed the way each of us sees the world.”

All of this raises an important and to-date unasked question: what do we owe Jobs and productive geniuses like him?

For one, we owe them gratitude, which we do not always give them–Jobs, here, is the exception that proves the rule. But we owe them something more than that, something not even Jobs has received. We owe them the… more

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  1. TR says:

    Been a long time since I have been on Free Snake. Took the Ideology Test. I was surprised where I fell. I’m not a Conservative after all – who knew? Loved the link.

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