Massage capital of the world

by Cem Basman

In connection with this, it's not only true for the U.S. but the whole western world, too:

There are some who see the decline of science and technology as part of a larger cultural decay. A country that once adhered to a Puritan ethic of delayed gratification has become one that revels in instant pleasures. We're losing interest in the basics—math, manufacturing, hard work, savings—and becoming a postindustrial society that specializes in consumption and leisure. "More people will graduate in the United States in 2006 with sports-exercise degrees than electrical-engineering degrees," says Immelt*. "So, if we want to be the massage capital of the world, we're well on our way."

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*Jeffrey Immelt is CEO of GE


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