Re: ¿Do you think the border wall between Mexico and USA is a solution?
Depends on the problem you want to solve. If you're only interested in stopping entrants, a massive wall works pretty well. I've visited, and it's formidably tall and quite solid.
If the problem is inequality between Mexican and US citizens, and the fact that jobs and workers flow to where they are valued most, open immigration is a far more effective and humane policy.
Today, we have neither. Patchwork walls and uneven enforcement here in Arizona merely force migrants to travel across dangerous terrain, like the Sonoran desert or the Mule mountains. Poor policy takes a terrible human toll - at least 230 migrants this year. It creates an informal market for professional smugglers, often associated with organized crime. Worst, it hasn't kept economic principles from working. With huge demand for cheap labor, and scores of workers seeking to improve their lives, immigration is going strong.
Open borders are reasonable and humane. The poor deserve a chance to improve their lot.
What can 3D printing do for medicine? The "sky is the limit," says Northwell Health researcher Dr. Todd Goldstein.
- Medical professionals are currently using 3D printers to create prosthetics and patient-specific organ models that doctors can use to prepare for surgery.
- Eventually, scientists hope to print patient-specific organs that can be transplanted safely into the human body.
- Northwell Health, New York State's largest health care provider, is pioneering 3D printing in medicine in three key ways.
The tactics that work now won't work for long.
Great ideas in philosophy often come in dense packages. Then there is where the work of Marcus Aurelius.
- Meditations is a collection of the philosophical ideas of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
- Written as a series of notes to himself, the book is much more readable than the dry philosophy most people are used to.
- The advice he gave to himself 2,000 years ago is increasingly applicable in our hectic, stressed-out lives.
By working together, and learning from one another, we can build better systems.
- Many of the things that we experience, are our imagination manifesting into this physical realm, avers artist Dustin Yellin.
- People need to completely rethink the way they work together, and learn from one another, that they they can build better systems. If not, things may get "really dark" soon.
- The first step to enabling cooperation is figuring out where the common ground is. Through this method, despite contrary beliefs, we may be able to find some degree of peace.
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