Lost Forever 2/9/19

When I think of this incredible story, I can't help but wonder how much talent, how many innovations, how many advances have been thrown away throughout history. How much more would we know, how much further would our technology have advanced, how much better off would we be if we didn't throw away people's talents, skills and intelligence because they were the wrong gender, or their skin was the wrong color, or because their God had the wrong name?