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The Best Thing Since….
Posted By Don Boudreaux On July 7, 2009 @ 5:39 pm In Complexity & Emergence,Everyday Life,Food and Drink,History | Comments Disabled
Today is the 81st anniversary of sliced bread  — an invention, as mundane as it seems to us today, that has contributed more to human welfare than any 1,000 randomly selected politicians you can name. (This standard, I realize, is hardly a demanding one.) Oh, and note: the successful invention of sliced bread was indeed an invention; it required human creativity and ingenuity.
(HT Carrie Conko)
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