Originally Posted by Commander
Leonardo Da Vinci, Michaelangelo. Are there people like this living today?
As far as I know I have never heard anyone being mentioned as the modern day Ben Franklin or Da Vinci. We we consider someone like Stephen Hawking or Bill Gates a Renaissance man?
By definition, few if any people qualify for that title today. Including the two you mentioned.
Main Entry: Renaissance man
: a person who has wide
interests and is expert in several
A man who has broad intellectual interests and is accomplished in areas of both the arts and the sciences.
Renaissance man - a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many