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Since it is much more difficult to measure output when the end product is knowledge rather than tangible goods, we increasingly rely on time as our measure. The length of the workday is our proxy for productivity, and thus for our net worth and eventually our wealth. Read more

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I cannot imagine living in a landscape without trees. I grew up with trees. A family neighbor remarked to my mother when I was about 11 years … Read more

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Hurricanes, forest fires, pandemics, and social unrest make for an interesting time to be alive. The irony is that the two areas of knowledge … Read more

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Growing up in an environment where modern buildings and sophisticated forms of modern travel are interspersed with ancient ruins, medieval chu… Read more