It’s a bad idea to fetishize intelligence, or to think that vegetarianism is going to make you a genius, but I found this list of famous vegetarian geniuses interesting:
1. Sir Isaac Newton
2. Leonardo Da Vinci
3. Srinivasa Ramanujan
4. Nikola Tesla
5. Thomas Edison
6. Albert Einstein
7. Edward Witten
8. Brian Greene
9. Alan Calverd
Elephant Journal: The World’s Greatest Geniuses are Vegetarians!
See also: Vegetarianism all the rage in MMA
And, because it’s bound to come up, here’s the Wikipedia entry on Hitler’s vegetarianism. Some question whether he was really a strict vegetarian, despite contemporaneous accounts.
February 25, 2011 at 11:56 pm
Brian greene a Genius? Oh. Dear Me!
March 2, 2011 at 4:30 am
No women? Tut. Please hand in your hippy license at the door.