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8/2/10 Our brains reject facts, and misinformation makes us confident. Ah, well.

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This tab has been open in my browser at work since July 11th, because I’ve been meaning to finish reading this article and posting it, but I just haven’t gotten to it. From “How facts backfire” in The Boston Globe: [W]e often base our opinions on our beliefs, which can have an uneasy relationship with […]

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4/19/10 Oberammergau or bust

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Running across old journal entries when spring cleaning can be a cathartic experience. It can also inspire trips to Germany.

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12/8/09 Here Today

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I only discovered it was the 29th anniversary of John Lennon’s death tonight, hanging out at Good News Cafe with some of my nicest neighbors. I recently stumbled upon a recording of Paul McCartney performing at Shea Stadium last summer and was really touched to hear him play “Here Today,” McCartney’s tribute to John Lennon […]

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11/26/09 You know you live in Oakland when…

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…walking home, you notice that someone has carefully secured their shopping cart to a post with a U-lock.

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10/22/03 RIP, Elliott Smith, 34

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How awful. One of my absolute favorite musicians, Elliott Smith, died yesterday. He was only 34. Rest in peace, Elliott. Thanks for the amazing music. I’m sad that I missed several opportunities to see him perform, and now I never will. everybody knows everybody knows everybody knows you only live a day but it’s brilliant […]

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10/29/02 a wretched weekend

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What a wretched weekend it was. I’m just now getting over a week-old cold, one that took me out of commission Thursday when I attempted to call Californians about the environment. (I found it surprisingly difficult to work on the phone without my main tool of persuasion—my voice.) Much worse, of course, was waking up […]

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