"Since equal Danish provision of services does not eliminate inequality in many important life outcomes, an uncritical adoption of Danish policy initiatives is not an effective way to ensure equality of opportunity. Universal programs benefit advantaged families."
"Rocket baby! Mother gives birth in just 27 SECONDS with a single push after getting up in the night thinking she needed the loo"
One push? 27 seconds?? This woman needs to be studied and her results replicated.
Two more on pregnancy:
Apparently, Ms. Rawlings was a kick-ass woman. And I absolutely loved The Yearling in junior high. (New York Times, may be gated.)
I did most of them. But then I already knew I was "officially" old.
I think I may have noted this once before, but if so, here it is a second time. When asked in class why people would pay such high prices to attend Ivy League schools, the great economist Armen Alchian had a ready answer: the high prices were justified by the ability to go to school with lots of other smart, ambitious people from whom you could well find an excellent marriage partner.
". . . long-term professional satisfaction derives not from following your passion, but from acquiring a skill and then achieving mastery of it."
Before very recent times there were a whole lot of ways to die early. So I'll second this.
Given how much standards are declining, I'd say he might have the skills of a high school graduate.
This is a nice story.