Thank You, Bill Gates!

Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum ,2007.

Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum ,2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Our priorities are tilted by marketplace imperatives. The malaria vaccine in humanist terms is the biggest need. But it gets virtually no funding. But if you are working on male baldness or other things you get an order of magnitude more research funding because of the voice in the marketplace than something like malaria.”

Thanks, Bill Gates, “pure” “free” market Capitalism means male baldness gets more research dollars over more pressing needs. Now, would you be so kind of an altruist and give me a free copy of Windows 8?!?!?

Wired UK: Bill Gates: capitalism means male baldness research gets more funding than malaria

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