Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea. It is, instead, an important tool of American policy that can serve the interests of the United States and the world if wisely administered.
Drones can be useful tools, and I am all about useful tools. One of my mottos is 'the right tool for the right job.'
Monetary policy is a blunt tool which certainly affects the distribution of income and wealth, although whether the net effect is to increase or reduce inequality is not clear.
Alternative therapists don't kill many people, but they do make a great teaching tool for the basics of evidence-based medicine, because their efforts to distort science are so extreme.
The computer is a tool, just like pencil or charcoal, allowing illustrators to manipulate images from their sketchbooks.
Empathy is a tool for building people into groups, for allowing us to function as more than self-obsessed individuals.
Technology is a tool that has allowed us to swipe around like an angry toddler.
A computer can be a useful and indispensable tool. But if we allow it to devour our time with vain, unproductive, and sometimes destructive pursuits, it becomes an entangling net.
Obamacare is a perfect tool to crush free enterprise and force all Americans into a socialist health care system.
Al Jazeera is not a tool of revolution. We do not create revolutions. However, when something of that magnitude happens, we are at the center of the coverage.
Discussion is just a tool. You have to aim; the final goal must be a decision.
Everyone's on their phones, and everyone makes things with the aid of some electronic tool. Electronic music is no different.
I could do a whole talk on the question of is AI dangerous.' My response is that AI is not going to exterminate us. It's a tool that's going to empower us.
AI is neither good nor evil. It's a tool. It's a technology for us to use.
AI is a tool. The choice about how it gets deployed is ours.
The Russian Federation's practice of instant citizenship, whereby Russian passports are distributed willy-nilly to ethnic Russians abroad so they can be 'protected' in their current homeland, is unacceptable. Passports are travel documents, not a tool to justify aggression.
That is, while we believe that cost-benefit analysis is an important tool to inform agency decision making, the results of the cost-benefit analysis do not trump existing law.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.