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Dilemma

Question for the day: Why is it that we care less about the people farther away from us than those closer to us? An old episode of Twilight Zone, to illustrate.  I’m taking this verbatim from David Eagleman’s new book Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, which is great, by the way. We all […]

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My Idea of Hell

We’re both sick today–nausea, fever, chills, malaise, aches & pains.  I tell Dan that what we need next is a car crash.  That would round everything out quite nicely. We call our translator to ask her to please inform the orphanage director we won’t be visiting today.  First, it would be rude to bring germs […]

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