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  •  they probably didn't function very well at all (1+ / 0-)
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    if teenagers are on a different circadian rhythm than adults, how did they ever function when we were a more agricultural society?
    But people back then were messed up by a lot more than just lack of sleep: heavy physical labor takes a toll all by itself, complicated by chronic malnutrition, lots more disease, fetal alcohol syndrome, heavy parasite load, a society even more rigid and sadistic than our own, etc.

    To those who say the New Deal didn't work: WWII was also government spending

    by Visceral on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 09:31:37 PM PST

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