Josh Wolfe @wolfejosh VC, entrepreneur, fund manager @Lux_Capital; Chair @CiPrep Coney Island Prep; Trustee @SfiScience Santa Fe Inst; CoFounder of Carson, Quinn & Bodhi w/ @ltwolfe Sep. 07, 2019 1 min read

Here's an inconvenient TRUTH.

A huge part of philanthropic money... those named halls?
campus buildings?
disease-fighting non-profits?
hospital wings?
Public libraries?
Scholarships?

LOTS and LOTS of "dirty" money.

Wish it were—but it ain't black & white.

Rockefeller
Carnegie
Vanderbilt
Ford
JP Morgan
Astor
Duke
Frick
Mellon
Hearst
Stanford —(have your read his speeches against Asians as inferior race to be deterred away?!)

ALL the foundations and good done from them via these Robber Barons came from men demonstrably no angels

Stanford: huge racist against Asians. Basically an articulate Trump.
He'd cringe to know over 20% of his namesake school are brilliant Asian heritage
If he alive today saying what he said he'd be shamed into oblivion.
Should "Stanford" name really remain?

btw the inspiration for the original tweet at start came from memory of comedian Bill Hicks observation...
the upside good of the morally bad (or perceived bad)
 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=n4krjE679dM 


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