Keep It Simple, Stupid.
Those are the three guys who have done the most to show us what has happened to the world.
Give credit to Pussy Riot. They’re girls and they did all they could. Mohamed Bouazizi will be invoked for centuries. There’s a couple hundred deserving souls in that league. What sets the three men in the title apart is the worldwide impacts of their actions.
Recall the “Earth Rise” photo from Apollo 8 ? NASA’s contribution from Christmas of 1968.
Between Tank Man, Manning, and Snowden that’s where I think we are. A new view of our world.
Go in peace.