Tag Archive: mental illness

Aug 21 2013

Non-Auditory Voices and Other Quirks of the Brain

March, in Chicago. I’m on my way to the Art Institute, and already late. Music in, coat up around my ears–it’s March in Chicago, after all. I rush by a panhandler sitting on cardboard under a doorway. Wait. Stop. Turn. I’d attended a class with a friend and had been trying to teach myself sign …

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Jul 22 2013

Monday Miscellany

LOOK AT THESE PRETTY PSEUDOSCIENTIFIC THINGS. Scott, Who By Very Slow Decay I guess I always pictured dying as – unless you got hit by a truck or something – a bittersweet and strangely beautiful process. You’d grow older and weaker and gradually get some disease and feel your time was upon you. You’d be …

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