Quiz

Gap fill


Watch the video again and complete the gaps. (Write the words in the gaps on a piece of paper.)

  1. Or they were burial chambers that were created by the very well to do, for example, the emperor and empress, Augustus and Livia. We know they had thousands of slaves, literally.
  2. If an insurance company insures me against having my car stolen, there’s a moral hazard problem in that I might, if the car is fully insured, I might now have the incentive not to bother to lock my car or to leave it anywhere on the street in New Haven.
  3. Most of us have had, at some point, by the time you’re as old you are, you’ve had an image taken of your body, a medical image, usually an X-ray. So you know something about why it’s so important, but we’ll try to amplify on what you already know.
  4. So what I want to talk about now is evidence for general relativity from astronomical objects – real black holes, stuff like that.
  5. But also there’s a more disturbing sense that the manner of death of other people is in some sense also a kind of a prelude and an analogy and a suggestion of the way that we would die. So the bell is tolling for someone else right now, but sooner or later it’s going to toll for myself, for you and me.
  6. This question, “How happy are you from one to ten?” has been asked all over the world. So — and it turns out there are slight differences depending on how old you are. There are slight differences depending on your place within a country, California versus New York. There are slight, subtle differences between men and women.
  7. Then in 1563 there was a new act. It was made a felony to invoke evil spirits and to — if they were invoked to cause the death of another, then execution was the punishment. Otherwise witches were to be imprisoned or put in the pillory and face death only for a second [offence][offense].
  8. And remember the 1967 Fairness Doctrine campaign that itself resulted in a significant decline in smoking. In California, the media campaign reduced sales of cigarettes by 232 million packs in only a two-year period.
  9. And by the end of that decade, there were thousands of articles testing market efficiency using the CRSP tape. And, in particular in 1969, Eugene Fama wrote one of the most cited articles in the history of finance.
  10. Well, that’s how the disease afflicted the human body. What I want to do next time, now that we understand this terrible disease and the suffering it caused, is to deal with its impact historically, its effect on society, and to look at the development of a public health strategy, which was to be vaccination.
  11. And the focus is on a certain rural part of India and on sales to people who are either in business on a very small scale, entrepreneurs of some kind, or householders in an area that is off the electric grid.
  12. Today I want to pick up on the theme I ended the last lecture with, and that is that black Americans, talking heading – talking about the nineteen-teens, heading into – into World War I, we’re now in the wake of the challenges of that era, and the domestic disappointments of World War I, when soldiers came home and some were lynched, that black Americans were going to claim their civil rights instead of wait patiently for them.

Transcript

  1. Or they were burial chambers that were created by the very well to do, for example, the emperor and empress, Augustus and Livia. We know they had thousands of slaves, literally.
  2. If an insurance company insures me against having my car stolen, there’s a moral hazard problem in that I might, if the car is fully insured, I might now have the incentive not to bother to lock my car or to leave it anywhere on the street in New Haven.
  3. Most of us have had, at some point, by the time you’re as old you are, you’ve had an image taken of your body, a medical image, usually an X-ray. So you know something about why it’s so important, but we’ll try to amplify on what you already know.
  4. So what I want to talk about now is evidence for general relativity from astronomical objects – real black holes, stuff like that.
  5. But also there’s a more disturbing sense that the manner of death of other people is in some sense also a kind of a prelude and an analogy and a suggestion of the way that we would die. So the bell is tolling for someone else right now, but sooner or later it’s going to toll for myself, for you and me.
  6. This question, “How happy are you from one to ten?” has been asked all over the world. So — and it turns out there are slight differences depending on how old you are. There are slight differences depending on your place within a country, California versus New York. There are slight, subtle differences between men and women.
  7. Then in 1563 there was a new act. It was made a felony to invoke evil spirits and to — if they were invoked to cause the death of another, then execution was the punishment. Otherwise witches were to be imprisoned or put in the pillory and face death only for a second offence.
  8. And remember the 1967 Fairness Doctrine campaign that itself resulted in a significant decline in smoking. In California, the media campaign reduced sales of cigarettes by 232 million packs in only a two-year period.
  9. And by the end of that decade, there were thousands of articles testing market efficiency using the CRSP tape. And, in particular in 1969, Eugene Fama wrote one of the most cited articles in the history of finance.
  10. Well, that’s how the disease afflicted the human body. What I want to do next time, now that we understand this terrible disease and the suffering it caused, is to deal with its impact historically, its effect on society, and to look at the development of a public health strategy, which was to be vaccination.
  11. And the focus is on a certain rural part of India and on sales to people who are either in business on a very small scale, entrepreneurs of some kind, or householders in an area that is off the electric grid.
  12. Today I want to pick up on the theme I ended the last lecture with, and that is that black Americans, talking heading – talking about the nineteen-teens, heading into – into World War I, we’re now in the wake of the challenges of that era, and the domestic disappointments of World War I, when soldiers came home and some were lynched, that black Americans were going to claim their civil rights instead of wait patiently for them.

Video sources

  • Ben Polak, Game Theory
  • Charles Bailyn, Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics
  • Diana E. E. Kleiner, Roman Architecture
  • Douglas W. Rae, Capitalism: Success, Crisis, and Reform
  • Frank Snowden, Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600
  • John Wargo, Environmental Politics and Law
  • Jonathan Holloway, African American History: From Emancipation to the Present
  • Keith E. Wrightson, Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts
  • Paul Bloom, Introduction to Psychology
  • Robert J. Shiller, Financial Markets [2011]
  • W. Mark Saltzman, Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering
  • Wai Chee Dimock, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

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