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    Why Doesn’t Ancient Fiction Talk About Feelings? - Issue 65: In Plain Sight - Nautilus

    Reading medieval literature, it’s hard not to be impressed with how much the characters get done—as when we read about King Harold…

    https://businessinsider.com/the-nuclear-bomb-didnt-beat-japan-stalin-did-2017-8

    The nuclear bomb didn't beat Japan — Stalin did

    Have 70 years of nuclear policy been based on a lie?

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    https://dariusforoux.com/happiness-usefulness

    The Purpose Of Life Is Not Happiness: It’s Usefulness

    For the longest time, I believed that there’s only one purpose of life: And that is to be happy. Right? Why else go through all the pain and hardship? It’s to achieve happiness in some …

    https://washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/08/11/the-most-depressing-statistic-imaginable-about-being-a-new-parent

    It turns out parenthood is worse than divorce, unemployment — even the death of a partner

    A new study shows that the happiness of a first-time parent falls after the baby arrives. That may be why so many don't end up having a second.

    https://medium.com/@dhh/reconsider-41adf356857f

    RECONSIDER

    About 12 years ago, I co-founded a startup called Basecamp: A simple project collaboration tool that helps people make progress together…

    https://theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/10/surfs-up-world/572839

    The High Stakes of Surfing’s Wave-Pool Arms Race

    With the Olympics ahead, artificial-wave makers appear to be one-upping one another in their attempt to bring surfing to the world.