this week i

published on financial problems getting care among the elderly.  bolsonaro calls this a gripezinha, humanity's emergency preparation a failure

borrowed dog immediately after a bath, opposite outfits

ask if we're just moving toward a state where a human brain in a liquid jar experiences perpetual pleasure.  when climate change destroys every government and kills off most of us, an open question whether there will be more than a billion survivors and if the scavenging hordes will be better off technologically than we were in 1800 when the human population crossed a billion.  even if climate change kills most, the survivors might be better off than our species was a mere 250 years ago.  our creature in a frenetic period of flux rn.  if you survived only twenty human century-long lifetimes, you'd have met jesus in sandals and a man on the moon. these next thousand years will decide our place in the broader plane of existence