[00:02]In Beersheeba, Israel, Archaeologist Jean Perrot of
[00:07]the French National Center of Scientific Research was
[00:11]assembling workers last week to excavate some of the
[00:14]strangest dwellings ever built by man.
[00:20]Wild Bill Donovan would have loved the Internet. The
[00:25]American spymaster who built the Office of Strategic
[00:29]Services in the World War II and later laid the roots for the
[00:33]CIA was fascinated with information.
[00:39]The most obvious example is late-stage cancer care.
[00:44]Physicians - frustrated by their inability to cure the
[00:48]disease and fearing loss of hope in the patient - too often
[00:53]offer aggressive treatment far beyond what is scientifically justified.
[01:02]... confusion between educational and vocational reasons
[01:06]for bringing computers into schools, computered advocates
[01:10]often emphasize the job prospects of graduates over their.
[01:18]Then our sense of timidity can cause us to hesitate, to
[01:22]move slowly, and not to take a step until we know the ground is safe.
[01:31]U.S. hospitals are trying to reduce emissions. Chicago's
[01:35]Rush University Medical Center planted rooftop gardens that
[01:40]help insulate the building and reflect heat.
[01:46]...Nevertheless, the word "amateur" does carry a
[01:49]connotation that the person concerned is not fully integrated
[01:54]into the scientific community and, in particular, may not fully
[01:59]share its values.
[02:02]I do everything I do by instinct and make decisions from
[02:06]my own head and heart. Being in his shadow doesn't irritate
[02:11]or concern me at all. I'm proud of our once-famous history.
[02:18]On the other, it links these concepts to everyday realities in
[02:23]a manner which is parallel to the links journalists forge on a
[02:27]daily basis as they cover and comment on the news.