nytimes.com: The Feel-Good Gene #
es gibt wohl starke genetische dispositionen zur ängstlichkeit und depression und die wissenschaft versteht mittlerweile einen tacken mehr, von dem was in unserer
The fact is that we are all walking around with a random and totally unfair assortment of genetic variants that make us more or less content, anxious, depressed or prone to use drugs. Some people might find it a relief to discover that they had a genetic variant that made them naturally more anxious -- that they were wired for anxiety, not weak -- even if right now there is no exact fix.
sleuthsayers.org: The $3500 Shirt - A History Lesson in Economics #
eve fisher hat mal zusammengerechnet, was ein hemd vor der industriellen revolution wert war, bzw. gekostet haben müsste.
So, 7 hours for sewing, 72 for weaving, 400 for spinning, or 479 hours total to make one shirt. At minimum wage - $7.25 an hour - that shirt would cost $3,472.75.
And that's just a standard shirt.
And that's not counting the work that goes into raising sheep or growing cotton and then making the fiber fit for weaving. Or making the thread for the sewing.
And you'd still need pants (tights or breeches) or a skirt, a bodice or vest, a jacket or cloak, stockings, and, if at all possible, but a rare luxury, shoes.