The story behind Alfred Nobel's spirit of discovery. Vintage illustration of Alfred Nobel in his laboratory, working on an experiment; screenprint, circa 1930. Very charitable, brilliant scientist. If interested spend time investigating his prolific contributions to our lives. P.H./Getty Images. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/the-story-behind-alfred-nobela-spirit-of-discovery/
Immigration. "Victori spolia" - the way the world has always worked - "to the victor go the spoils". We are all immigrants including the "Native Americans" and we need to quit apologizing for making this the place where half the world wants to immigrate. Instead, ask, what did we do here that makes us different from the rest of the world?