Year: 2019

Too obsessive? Not obsessive enough? Here’s the antidote

Too obsessive? Not obsessive enough? Here’s the antidote

You should always be highly suspicious of anything that makes contradictory claims. There are no shoes that make you both taller and shorter. There’s no energy drink that calms you down, too. How can one treatment, say, both raise and lower blood pressure? That’s not how medicine works. At least, that’s what I used to

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You can’t build Sherlock’s mind palace using logic alone

You can’t build Sherlock’s mind palace using logic alone

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most powerful characters in fiction. His talents are almost wasted solving crime. I guess that’s why, in the BBC version especially, Mycroft kept trying to strong-arm into being a spy for the crown. And one of his greatest strengths (again, in the BBC version) is his mind palace. For

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