I’m a computer nerd. I spend way too much time building and configuring computers. Hollywood stereotypes might tell us that men want to hide in the garage building a hot-rod, but I’m different.
In a now classic experiment, the psychologists Richard E Nisbett and Timothy Wilson at the University of Michigan laid out a range of items, such as pairs of stockings, and asked people to select one.
On their first date, Mia and Josh talked as if they’d known each other for years. Josh loved Mia’s wit; Mia delighted in Josh’s warmth and ready smile. Their relationship blossomed, but doubts crept up on both of them now and again.
I have a bunch of tattoos. I’m sure you’re curious why that matters. Some are terrible. In fact, so terrible they will soon be covered with better choices. But there’s one, in particular, that means a lot to me.
Martin Luther King Day recently passed and I have been thinking a lot about all the progress that has been made in our society since the civil rights movement and as you can probably imagine, these thoughts are super depressing.
“I believe in science. I believe in evolution. I believe in Nate Silver and Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Christopher Hitchens. Although I do admit he could be a kind of an asshole.