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Follow the Money

A little bit of foreshadowing

I‘ve been thinking and writing lately about money and responsibility, especially the responsibility of those of us who accept money. Accordingly, I’ve looked at the Templeton Foundation, as well as at my own moral quandary when offered “research funding” from a major timber company. Now, I’d like to share an earlier, formative  experience of mine, in which I accepted money and learned a  lesson.

It was 1969 and I had one year to go before finishing my doctoral disse…