Trying to think of the imminent permafrost this way.

Trying to think of the imminent permafrost this way.

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New research suggests that the same areas in the brain that signify physical pain are activated at moments of intense social loss. ‘When we sat around and thought about the most difficult emotional experiences, we all agreed that it doesn’t get any worse than social rejection,’ said the study’s lead author, Ethan F. Kross, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Michigan.
Caught each other off-guard
Made a mess of it trying to make sense
So taught each other a lot
Through cruelty, shame and betrayal
So doubt rising daily
The private writing in and out any time.
— The Spinanes “Reach vs. Speed”