These are interesting times… Without a sense of history (and Steven Pinker’s books) I would probably already have become a jaded pessimist like many others. It does help to remember that things were even worse in the olden days – in order of annoyance factor: 398 more words
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Today was one of these days that made me feel out of place here in the US, hearing my colleagues (all physicians undergoing subspecialty training at a major NYC hospital) go on and on for a half hour about various TV shows. 753 more words
Facebook is such a. . .place. Some wonderful stuff happens, and some dreadful stuff. But what is at once delightful and utterly maddening are the peeks one gets into the minds of others, and the stunning lack of thought and insight that often may be found there. 500 more words
I mean, honestly. Is anyone surprised about GodKing’s announcement? Anyone?