The Cost of a Thing
“The cost of a thing," says Thoreau, "is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run."
Before the arrival of the electron microscope and the atomic age, scientists placed the raw, organic value of a man at about thirty bucks. Today, it has been estimated that if the electron energy of our hydrogen atoms alone could be harnessed, our fair market value would be more like eighty billion dollars!
What's your dream costing you?
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