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Thinking and Acting

Yesterday in New York, we met a friend for lunch. She’s a brilliant actress, and at one point we got to discussing creativity, emotion, control and socialization (we’re crazy like that!). I conjectured that people operate on a scale. At … Continue reading

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A Dilemma

There’s a kids book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry, in which all of society takes a pill, every day. It takes away all of their emotions, because it’s ‘safer’ not to have them. In the novel the protagonist, Jonas, realizes … Continue reading

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On Alcohol

As an Englishman, I was, as we all are I think to a greater or lesser degree, raised to view beer as a gift from above; a reward for work well done, for life well lived. It was and is … Continue reading

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