Originally Posted by JemyM
What's "world-renowned"? Someone who made contributions to mankind, or someone who is famous because they got a good marketing strategy and rich sponsors?
Originally Posted by Dyspaire
"In the US money talks, there's no such thing as achievements in arts and culture. Every great deed done by the US since it's birth have been in response to a war, including the moon landing."
… is one of the dumbest things I've ever read on the internet in the 20+ years I've been using it.