Tag Archives: Anthony Trollope

A central flaw with police investigations

Just after I wrote about one big problem I’ve observed with cops — their hypervigilence — I read what follows in Anthony Trollope’s 1869 novel about pathological jealousy, He Knew He Was Right. The jealous man, Louis Trevelyan, has hired … Continue reading

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A great social question: what is the line dividing sanity from insanity?

There is perhaps no great social question so imperfectly understood among us at the present day as that which refers to the line which divides sanity from insanity. That this man is sane and that other unfortunately mad we do … Continue reading

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Voting by mail. I’m all for it. Here’s someone who wasn’t

Miss Stanbury carried her letter all the way to the chief post-office in the city, having no faith whatever in those little subsidiary receiving houses which are established in different parts of the city. As for the iron pillar boxes … Continue reading

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