Bammy awards

The Surprising Stories Behind the Nobel Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Written by Errol St. Clair Smith
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 00:00

The Nobel Prize is one of the world's most respected and prestigious awards.  But there have been many criticisms and protests around the Nobel Prize in its 112 years history -- from the how and why the awards were created to:

 

Similarly, the Presidential Medal of freedom, the highest civilian honor, has not gone unscathed. Criticism ranges from charges of racism, antisemintism honoring a socialist and an impeached president, to honoring incompetent people, bias and so on…

Moral of the story: Good intentions aren't good enough.

 

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