What if the US leadership proposed in the next round of the US-China Dialogue that the energy-hungry engines of global prosperity join together to discuss how they could cooperate in reducing their dependence on oil?
—Kevin G. Nealer
I don't go into the yearning. I take things as they come to me. And that's a better way to be.
We hear a lot about the lack of a scientifically literate culture and a lack of scientists. But we lack scientific leadership. We need leaders in all fields with a background in science.
How can we channel the desire of ordinary people to do good into concrete strategies to trigger epidemic change?
We need to get away from this crazy adulation of sports stars and rock stars and get back to people who do real art.
The future of philanthropy is going to be how you spend your money every day, not the check you write at the end of the year.
—Robert Egger, 2011 Aspen Ideas
Youth sports has been professionalized, if not in terms of the money, at least in terms of the values.
—Jeremy Schaap, 2012 Aspen Ideas
Real community happens when people tell the truth to each other, and they don’t always have to agree.
—Michel Martin, 2011 Aspen Ideas
The essence of games is agency.
I can’t tell you what came first, the behavior on Wall Street or the behavior in sports.
—Craig Robinson, 2012 Aspen Ideas
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