Time is a funny thing.

Or maybe it’s the way we think about time and make choices around time that are strange. , .

For example, sometimes we think there is plenty of time to put off that due-in-a-few-days task. We watch the show, stay up later than we should…

A meme has been making its way around social media recently. Perhaps you’ve seen it.

The reaction has been predictable. Many have passed it on in the hopes that it encourages people to wear a mask and avoid gatherings. Others have dismissed it, pointing out inaccuracies in the data.


A human handprint made about 30,000 years ago, on the wall of the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave in southern France.

Yuval Harari’s is a brief history of humanity. Near the end of the book, he writes:

I’ve been reading a lot about beliefs and about how our minds work, and I’ve wanted to write something about it for a long time. I’m fascinated by the difference between disagreement that is healthy and constructive and disagreement that is toxic and destructive. I’ve been putting it off, subconsciously…

Hugh Spackman

Figuring out how the world works, and working to make it better. See more at hughspackman.com

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