#33: Trust Fall

“Some people have a strong internal moral code. / Some people adhere to a collective one.” — “Good For Them” by Alisha Wexler, HAD. I was listening to the latest episode of Between The Covers with Caren Beilin, and it's interesting to me that a ‘discordant clause’ can capture the multifaceted nature of life — a point Beilin makes, one that I agree with — but a discordant clause doesn't necessarily capture the heightened, cartoonish aspect of life. Which exists. Nor do we seem to realize that the simulation hypothesis — which Ezra Klein and Emily St. John Mandel discussed on

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