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because Shannon, who used to be the head of the Institute and
dominated it for ten years, really thought hormones were something
to do with sex and that sex was bad and so you shouldn't support
the subject too much.
Under what institute would this come?
The main institute is arthritis that has the main funds,
but they don't spend more than $10 or $12 million. But heart
could spent money in endrocrinology; cancer could spend money in
endrocrinology if they would just go out aggressively and seek
fundsto relate to the programs in those areas.
Well, then the National Pye Institute pressed me to be
present to announce their new summary of what progress had been
made and what needs to be done in eye research. And I really am
interested in it. I don't know much about eye research, but I'm
very enthusiastic about more being done without the use of their
eyes, people are really in a sorry state, although I hear that
in homes for the blind there's more qaiety and more amusement --
people are in a better mental state that they are in homes for
the deaf. Some doctor said this, but I don't know if it's really
true or not. They say that the deaf are so shut in and the
blind are not because they can hear.
And they have other senses which they develop.
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