AGERS


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AGERSAdministration Générale de l'Enseignement et de la Recherche Scientifique (French: General Administration of Education and Scientific Research; Belgium)
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'Measles, rheumatics, hooping-cough, fevers, agers, and lumbagers,' said Mr Squeers, 'is all philosophy together; that's what it is.
That is if you're through telling me about my affairs," for Ned, who had formerly worked in the Shopton bank, had recently been made general financial man- ager of the interests of Tom and his father.
Kurtz was a 'universal genius,' but even a genius would find it easier to work with 'adequate tools--intelligent men.' He did not make bricks--why, there was a physical impossibility in the way--as I was well aware; and if he did secretarial work for the man- ager, it was because 'no sensible man rejects wantonly the confidence of his superiors.' Did I see it?
A dark figure obscured the lighted doorway of the man- ager's hut, vanished, then, a second or so after, the doorway itself vanished too.
Without that help, they face greater risks of isolation, financial exploitation, malnutrition and other ills, says Geber, author of "Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers."
Researchers also discovered that another part of the brain--the anterior cingulate--was also thicker in the Super Agers than in the 50- to 65-year-olds.
No doubt many Golden Agers will not agree with me but they should remember there are two sides to every coin.
Enter the Jungian, who has every right to be a bit cranky with all these New Agers claiming that an exclusive and personal encounter with spirituality was pretty much invented in the 1960s.
The rangers are upset by the thousands of New Agers who have been appearing at the 2.8-million-acre forest each summer and moving rocks around to form giant medicine wheels.
2) The Golden Ager eagerly awaits the morning newspaper.
More critical words appear in his attack on purveyors of pseudoscience, such as homeopaths and New Agers, who espouse nothing short of "drivel," writes the author.