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"I feel obliged to come clean about something that's long troubled me: the minor fact that our entire work economy appears to be built on a little-analyzed lie."
"remembering shit isn’t funny - ask Proust."
"You can’t breathe for a minute and you think, ‘I don’t like these people and I don’t like myself around them.’ And, like, what do you DO with that? Well, not a damn thing. You go back and keep smiling. You just keep smiling.”"
"eliminating pennies would increase our reliance on nickels, which now cost almost ten cents to manufacture and so generate even more negative seigniorage, per coin, than pennies do"
"Agriculture is very rare in the animal world," said Schultz. "We only know of four animal groups that have discovered agriculture: ants, termites, bark beetles and humans."