They had Louis Armstrong. We have Lance Armstrong.
They went to the moon. We’re melting down the planet.
They had Lewis & Clark. We have Abercrombie & Fitch.
They dreamed up superheroes. We rehash them in movies a hundred times.
They had Darwin. We have Dawkins.
They created the electron microscope. We created Google Glass.
They had the Founding Fathers. We have Congress.