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When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.

 
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John Boyd Orr
John Boyd Orr
  • Born: September 23, 1880
  • Died: June 25, 1971
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Profession: Politician

John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns, CH, DSO, MC, FRS, FRSE, styled Sir John Boyd Orr from 1935 to 1949, was a Scottish teacher, medical doctor, biologist and politician who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his scientific research into nutrition and his work as the first Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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