Famous Thinkers Essay

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Famous Thinkers Paper: Bill Gates and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Mr. McDuffie

October 2, 2012

While exploring history and trying to realize the famous thinkers of our society, countless men and women stand out. Famous thinkers are individuals who used determination and critical thinking to overcome hard times in order to do well. The two famous thinkers that thrust out in my mind are Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Bill Gates. In this paper I will discuss their contributions to society, the problems or issues that they fixed, and how they were able to come up with their solutions.

Contributions to Society

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However, Dr. King did not have to look for a challenge; in his situation challenges were in all locations. Discrimination and prejudice was all over the nation, although slavery concluded in 1865, African Americans did not have equal rights as White Americans.

Expressing and Investigation the Problem or Issues

Bill Gates did not have any problems he had to express, but he did see quite few issues that he could have improved. He had seen a way in which he could use computers to change our lives; and this is what he pursued.

Martin L. King did not have a hard time expressing the previously mentioned issues. He and his colleagues were familiar with these issues that were all over the nation; and expressing them was the stress-free part. Through indulgences, personal experience, and learning from knowledgeable people, Dr. King was able to attain all the information he needed.

Producing Ideas

Bill Gates created unique ideas and there were no other ideas like his. The ideas that Bill would initiate were always new and original. Most of his concepts possible came “on the fly” (e.g. he may have seen something and instantaneously came up with ideas on how to improve whatever it was).

Dr. King consumed most of his life creating ideas to inspire his society to stand up for their civil rights as Americans. The majority of his concepts may possibly have come from

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