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Monday, February 1, 2010

Why do people often vote against their own interests?

Click the title of this entry to read a provocative answer. (And thanks to Suzanne for again sending me really interesting stuff.)

To my mind, this article exactly captures what I'm finding in my reading on the brain. And it reinforces my notion that libraries aren't "warehouses of information." We are, instead, gatherers of stories, and those stories have their own narrative metastructure.

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