Link blog: illness, psychology, humour, science

On Self-Delusion and Bounded Rationality

or "Flowers for Carl Sagan", or something. A short story on whether it's always a good idea to know the truth.
(tags: psychology rationalism rationality philosophy reason science fiction humour)

A Letter to Patients With Chronic Disease

"You scare doctors… We don’t want to face things we can’t fix because it shows our limits. We want the miraculous, and you deny us that chance."
(tags: chronic doctors medical illness medicine)

1 Comment on "Link blog: illness, psychology, humour, science"

  1. What a boringly monotonous prose style. All those commas. Surely the secret to writing about irritating characters is to do it in such a way that their irritating nature is clear, but the prose does not itself irritating the reader? Bertie Wooster, for example.



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