Diametric dyslexia

One night, during a bout of insomnia, I was watching one of those self-enrichment programs on PBS, one of those programs where a motivational speaker gives a talk that’s supposed to help you live your life to its fullest potential or help you make more money or help you succeed in your professional life, etc.

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Spacecraft

The episode “Spacecraft” from the Stanford Storytelling Project’s radio show State of the Human is worth checking out. Though their tendency to follow This American Life in production and editing can be annoying, the stories on State of the Human are always engrossing.

“Spacecraft,” which aired sometime in October last year, is a series of stories about how space can both inspire and diminish creativity, how space influences perception of reality, and how it can be both a source of alienation and mutual understanding between people.

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