Question of the Day

By Megan McArdle

Becks points me to this question:

who’s the most important — meaning influential, as in, could play the lead in the book or movie version of, [Insert Name]: And How S/he Changed America** — historical figure about whom most people know nothing?



The guy who discovered fire, I'd guess. Or agriculture.

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