The weekend arrives. After breakfast I settle into my big chair, hot coffee at hand, to address my favourite task. The international weekend newspaper booklet is my link to the far-flung world. It’s not noted for detailed news, but for quick and objective summaries of activities which occur around the globe. Skimming through, my attention is caught and held by the report of a long-standing, scientific study that has been under way for years.
This must be a joke, I think. Such a research project is impossible. What reliable organization would sponsor the idea, and where would they get the people to volunteer? Continue reading