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    1. ? We should, perhaps, turn the problem around once again, and place it within the evolution of the Puritan ethic.

      This immediately brings to mind Max Webber, but before thinking about that,

      What about the overall discussion of the relation of time to Christianity in general. Early Christians practiced eschatology and were concerned with the imminent end of the world. How has that affected our relationship with time?

      Even the rise of health care has dramatically extended our lives, thus making time a bit less valuable overall, but have we seen that effect psychologically?

    1. Cleavon MD 💉. (2021, July 22). 46 y.o. Brandon Haynes from #Louisiana died from COVID. "I asked him to take the vaccine & he wouldn’t. The best way I can honor him is to request friends and family members take the vaccine.” Mom provided a vaccine clinic at his funeral #SoulsLostToCovid https://t.co/H8Ljx2NlHc [Tweet]. @Cleavon_MD. https://twitter.com/Cleavon_MD/status/1418260324042559495

    1. At every meal, nurses offered the children a selection of simple, unprocessed whole foods, and let them pick what to eat. The children chose very different diets, often making combinations that adults found nasty, and dramatically changed their preferences at unpredictable times. All the children ended up ruddy-cheeked pictures of health, including some who had arrived malnourished or with rickets, a Vitamin D deficiency.

      Children seem more capable than adults to sense what's good for them.