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Like thinking minds . . .
“. . . it is fully within in keeping with the capital concept as traditionally defined to say that expenditures in education, training, medical care, etc., are investments in capital.."
"The most valuable of all capital is that invested in human beings."
(As capital shifts from tangible to intangible in the meta-modern era, this is more true now than ever in history.)
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
“If education is not the answer you are asking the wrong question— why it's time to see planetary crises as a species-wide learning opportunity.”
“[The consumer is] the supreme mover of economic order... for whom all goods are made and towards whom all economic activity is directed.”
“Cultural norms and culturally shaped emotions have a substantial impact on the domain of morality and the process of moral judgment."
"Childhood determines adulthood."
“A hungry man is an angry man.”
“When couple equity is abandoned, gender equality in the workplace tends to follow.”
“You can't step in the same river twice.”
It changes and so do you -- the waters (your life events) flow on.”
(c. 540 B.C.-480 B.C.)
"Every kid in every school no matter their background, deserves to learn the basics about food - where it comes from, how to cook it and how it affects their bodies. These life skills are as important as reading and writing, but they've been lost over the past few generations. We need to bring them back and bring up our kids to be streetwise about food."
“Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills, everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.”
“What is novel in the Legislator's plans (at least for a liberal society) is the idea that making good people should be a public policy objective.”
(Book: The Moral Economy, Why Good Incentives Are No Substitute For Good Citizens)
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