Perhaps the first thing wrong with some good ideas is the attention they receive
"Attention philanthropy is a gift of notice. In a noisy world, deluged in advertising, overrun with PR flacks and crowded with the superficial, one of the biggest barriers to success for a small, good idea or noble enterprise can simply be getting noticed in the first place." ~ http://www.worldchanging.com
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