Author Archives: Naomi

“The great happiness of being known to posterity”

I’ve been considering trying to get somewhat famous recently. There’s a reason, which I’ll discuss at some point in the near future (I’m avoiding it), but for now, let’s consider something Henry Fielding * wrote in Tom Jones: The great … Continue reading

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News about two animals: geese and American men

From Harper’s August 2021 Findings: American men are considerably more likely than women to think they could defeat a goose in unarmed combat. One American woman asks why does anyone consider unarmed combat with a goose?

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Something more we need to know about narcissism

From Harper’s August 2021 Findings: Across cultures, and even at subpathological levels, narcissism is linked to aggression.  

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