People with money who unlike most of their peers, have added value to our species and so give us a fighting chance to survive.
That's right, it's not all about country clubs and yacht clubs and who can screw the poor and middle class and each other on Wall Street more with these guys.
These people matter. Thank you, gents.
Here are the 8 members of the Inaugural class, in alphabetical order, and I'm open to others with better knowledge in other fields than those that interest me, to add more.
Melinda Gates - nominated by Phil Warnell of Toronto
James Harris Simons