Mentat: Can we please just change the Chemistry Award to the Biology Award and be done with it?
give me doughnuts: Do those Swiss jerk-wads have a cool site like this?I don't think so!
Holocaust Agnostic: Are the other Nobel prizes more credible than the peace one?
JohnAnnArbor: Holocaust Agnostic: Are the other Nobel prizes more credible than the peace one?Yes. For some reason, the Swedes decide on all the others, but Peace is decided by Norway.
JohnAnnArbor: Duke football, amazingly, does not suck this year. 5-1.
Dansker: Holocaust Agnostic: Are the other Nobel prizes more credible than the peace one?They're fundamentally different.The scientific prizes are awarded by scientists in the relevant fields, usually for new results and discoveries. The Peace Prize recipients are picked by a committee of political and cultural figures appointed by the Norwegian parliament, it's more subjective and symbolic, often partisan, and hence more controversial.
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