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6:20 am this morning Todd: Are you blinking? Me: What? Todd: I can hear you blinking. Me: What do you want me to do about it? Todd: Stop blinking. Close your eyes and go back to sleep.
It’s just after 6am and Todd wants to know why I can’t sleep. “I’m thinking about religion.” Even in the early morning shadows, I can tell he regrets asking. I’ve been reading “The Better Angels of Our Nature” by Steven Pinker. Pinker cites countless historic examples of human sacrifice, torture and dismemberment to argue against […]