I had an epiphany the other day when I wondered why “disillusionment” has such a negative connotation. Sure, I too worked to create fake Santa visitations for my kids and I believe the meta message might have been a problem now; the kids think that protectors and guardians should participate in deceptions for the purpose of preventing disillusionment. When we …
Elmo wished that every day was Christmas and it made it so much less special for everyone.
In fact, everything you do remember has some emotional valence to it. The stronger the emotions, the more vivid the memory.
I find it breathtaking that the US seems intent upon encouraging a re-militarization of both Vietnam and Japan
Fear of competition among the working poor has long been a staple of American politics