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What Do Synagogues and Airplanes Have in Common?

They’re two of the only places a modern business columnist can escape the round-the-clock news cycle. But there’s no true refuge from the business cycle, as Daniel Gross reminds us. This Yom Kippur, Gross reflects on the cyclical nature of all things, and the dangers awaiting those — within the marketplace and beyond — who believe they can live outside history. (And, FWIW, more and more airplanes are getting WiFi, though cell service is still off-limits.) [%comments]