A steady paycheck has a slightly unfortunate side-effect, two researchers intimate (intimidatingly): It just might kill you. People who have money are more likely to spend money, they say—and, while doing so, engage in activities that could convert them into mortality statistics. “The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt,” William N. Evans (pictured), Timothy J. Moore, The National […]
“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!” — Upton Sinclair, 1935. “As someone once remarked, it is very difficult to get a man to understand something when his tribal identity depends on his not understanding it.” —Michael Bérubé, 2011.