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
Before The Great Awakening of the early 20th century, when gambling was out of favor and the collective memory of thoroughbred racing’s “blackness” was lost, horse racing was America’s only popular national sport and that the greatest jockeys were all African-American.
We are here to help each other and find meaning, not to wear grotesque happy masks or engineer an artificial set point for bliss.