[00:02]"I'm not afraid of dying from a spiritual point of view,
[00:06]but what I was afraid of was how I'd go, because I've
[00:09]watched people die in the hospital fighting for oxygen and
[00:13]clawing at their masks," he says.
[00:17]Superhigh scores like vos Savant's are no longer
[00:21]possible, because scoring is now based on a statistical
[00:25]population distribution among age peers, rather than
[00:30]simply dividing the mental age by the chronological age
[00:34]and multiplying by 100.
[00:39]Generally speaking, there are advantages to avoiding
[00:47]Aimlessness has hardly been typical of the postwar
[00:50]Japan whose productivity and social harmony are the
[00:54]envy of the United States and Europe.
[00:59]But while bond investors seem to be feeling positive
[01:02]about the deal, Mr. Buffett has been unusually vocal
[01:06]about his reservations regarding the acquisition.