This morning was bathed in glorious sunshine. I drove to Winchester, and from the Park and Ride car park enjoyed the view of St Catherine's Hill. As I drive I like to listen to Radio 4, speech radio, and as I was trundling down the motorway I heard a sentence which had me mentally shouting YES!
It was part of a reading of a book by Cedric Villani: Birth of a Theorem, explaining the origin of the Institute of Theoretical Science in Princeton. Finding themselves rich the founders thought - there is no point being wealthy if one does not put one's wealth to good use, ... to change society for the better.
What a wondrous sentiment, and would that it was more widespread.