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    The New Yorker | Anthony Gottlieb | 4/27/20 | 16 min
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    • joshw1 month ago

      this article was cool. distinctly cool.

    • Florian
      Reading streak
      1 month ago

      a barber who shaves all those, and only those, who do not shave themselves. Does he shave himself?

      Made me smile. Love a good paradox.

    • thorgalle1 month ago

      “It is pleasanter to be thrilled than to be depressed, and not merely pleasanter but better for all one’s activities.”

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      The best sentence on the internet this week:

      “Margaret, will you fuck with me?” he asked one day.

      • slapdash1 month ago

        Your comment made me read this article, indeed one of the best enjoyable early morning reads, starting off my day with inspiration and optimism about life n all the beautiful moments it has to offer.

        • bill
          Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
          1 month ago

          Thank you! I just noticed I’ve only read 2 (!) of the Top 5 reads OF ALL TIME on Readup. So now I know what I’m doing tomorrow morning!

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      1 month ago

      Hume’s idea is what Ramsey was getting at when he wrote, in his last year, that there are many kinds of sentences that we think state facts about the world but that are really just expressions of our attitudes.