If you read one thing today, make it the great Oliver Sacks on what hallucinations reveal about how our minds work
You don’t see with your eyes, you perceive with your mind.
- First day of chem labs: uses gloves and goggles to measure distilled water
- Last day of chem labs: spills silver nitrate all over hand and wipes it on pants
Why is it when I take off my glasses people ask me
“How many fingers am I holding up!?”
I don’t see this:
I see this:
NOW THAT THAT’S CLEARED UP FOR ALL THOSE IGNORANT PEOPLE IN THE WORLD
One time a black girl took my glasses and said “what color am I”
This is just too funny.
Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems. But the scope of the chemical dangers in our environment is likely even greater. Why children and the poor are most susceptible to neurotoxic exposure that may be costing the U.S. billions of dollars and immeasurable peace of mind.
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