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As someone who has experienced...

As someone who has experienced the isolating effects of hearing loss first-hand, I felt compelled to help educate others and encourage them to no longer suffer in silence and get help,

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There's a need for accepting r...

There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education.

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I was an outsider. I was the e...

I was an outsider. I was the egghead from academia who got in because the rules had changed. While I looked for validation from my fellow contemporaries, I instead found jealousy and envy. I did not find team spirit. This led to dissatisfaction, an unease.

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Between those two we need grad...

Between those two we need gradual increases of complexity and achievements to keep the public interest, to keep the funding, to keep the political support going. We've gone to the Moon, we've stopped doing that; now commercial people are doing it. Who knows? Maybe we will get technology from other sources; something I have written about in my days of writing science fiction.

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taking advantage of what we pu...

taking advantage of what we put together in that Saturn 5 rocket. If we had chosen to put wings on that Saturn, we might have been on the way. But then the Russians might have got to the moon first.

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The achievements of Apollo wer...

The achievements of Apollo were so bold and our subsequent efforts so timid that the energy of those years seems like a youthful dream,

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We can continue to try and cle...

We can continue to try and clean up the gutters all over the world and spend all of our resources looking at just the dirty spots and trying to make them clean. Or we can lift our eyes up and look into the skies and move forward in an evolutionary way.

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Being first outside the spacec...

Being first outside the spacecraft would bring much more responsibility, and I really wasn't looking for that.

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I didn't start skiing until I ...

I didn't start skiing until I was 50. My wife Lois taught me how to ski. I'm proficiently conservative.

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I think both the space shuttle...

I think both the space shuttle program and the International Space Station program have not really lived up to their expectations.

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I'm in favor of changing the d...

I'm in favor of changing the destination of humans. There are a lot of manned missions that can be done, but not in the direction of the moon.

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Актеры, проходившие пробы на роль Остапа Бендера в "12 стульях" Гайдая

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На роль Остапа Бендера в комедии Гайдая "12 стульев" претендовали более ста актеров! Правда, в интернете иногда указывают и 200. Стоит ли говорить, какую работу пришлось провести съемочной группе, что...