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The president has very little effect on the economy. If you want to put blame or credit, the main person who influences the business cycle…
People want more and more leisure time, which means the freedom to do what they want to do, not what they have to do, and…
One of the most startling events in my life was when my older son was about 16, and he blamed me for all the troubles…
My education in the public schools of New York City between 1932 and 1944 was an excellent preparation for a life in science. Because of…
In most, if not quite all, parts of the world, the size, shape and longevity of the human body have changed more substantially, and much…
Centuries ago it may have been difficult for pregnant women and their children to get proper nourishment, probably leading to smaller – and therefore shorter-lived…
Although they arrived in New York penniless, my parents scraped together enough savings to establish the first of several small businesses just after I was…
The older I get, the more important my view of the family is.
I was born in New York City in 1926, four years after my parents and my brother migrated to the United States from the city…
I think the most important thing I have done in my life is to raise two boys.
Remember, what does ‘retirement’ mean? It doesn’t mean that you’re a couch potato. Leisure is not the same thing as rest. If you’re bicycling five…
As we get rich, the basics of life – food, clothing and shelter – become a very small part of total expenditure. And people have…
The first, and overarching, count in the new indictment is that slavery permitted one group of people to exercise unrestrained personal domination over another group…
The rate of technological and human physiological change in the 20th century has been remarkable. Beyond that, a synergy between the improved technology and physiology…
In 1890, nearly everyone died on the job, and if they lived long enough not to die on the job, the average age of retirement…
No individual has done more to help me pursue a career in science than my wife of forty-five years. I met Enid Cassandra Morgan during…
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