"Disease and ill health are caused largely by damage at the molecular and cellular level, yet today's surgical tools are too large to deal with that kind of problem."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Ralph Merkle on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Ralph Merkle on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Ralph Merkle on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Ralph Merkle on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Ralph Merkle on Henry David Thoreau
"Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful. We'll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube than exists in the entire world today."
"Lighter computers and lighter sensors would let you have more function in a given weight, which is very important if you are launching things into space, and you have to pay by the pound to put things there."
"Many people in the world today are not starving because there is an inherent inability to produce food, they are starving because they are caught in the middle of political fights and blockades that have been used as weapons."
"Food is available, but it cannot be shipped into an area, so the people in that area suffer the consequences."
"Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production."