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Q. how do you lift your spirit during those tough days of economic depression?

A. just find an activity that will take your mind off things.(i.e.)fishing,games,puzzles,camping,etc.

Q. how come depression became so common??? is it because the great economic crises ...? because i get the feeling that it has been like that for a while ...

A. That's an eye opening list. I have read most of Kurt Vonnegut's books. He really went through hell on earth during the allied bombing of Dresden in World War II as a prisoner of war. He had been captured at the Battle of the Bulge. That was no cakewalk.

Overwhelming circumstances. Things happen that are too much to rationalize. They happen to us all. Deaths, accidents, tragedies, illnesses, losses, being a victim of crimes or injustices, war, seeing people die, witnessing horrible things... that list can go on and on. We humans are fragile, have limitations, and we break.

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His books include Analytical Development Economics (1997, MIT Press), Prelude to Political Economy: a Study of the Social and Political Foundations of Economics (2000, Oxford University Press), and Of People, Of Places: Sketches from an Economist s Notebook (1994, Oxford University Press) and Beyond the Invisible Hand: Groundwork for a New Economics (2011, Princeton University Press and Penguin).
Before joining Yale's economics faculty in 2009, he taught at MIT.
Seventeen states require students to take an economics course as a high school graduation requirement (up from 14 in 2004 and 13 in 1998).
For example, Palmer, Carliner, and Romer's study (1979) indicate that college students who took an economic course in high school did not begin their introductory economics course with significantly more knowledge, nor did they learn significantly more during the semester.
Economics programs at top liberal arts colleges tend to be very popular and very often are one of the largest if not the largest program on campus comprising 13.
Classic and modern authors in economics use metaphors constantly.

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