Just like a neural network, a single connection yields an overwhelming amount of follow up paths. It’s the neural connections to which you devote time and energy that become strong, and ultimately define how you behave.
Live human contact is slowly becoming a thing of the past. It’s gotten to the point where when someone calls me (instead of sending me a text), I think something is terribly wrong and I get nervous.
New Orleans, the city that many thought would drown in 2005 is now hurrying towards the finish line with a powerful breaststroke. Because we didn’t listen when others told us not to lose hope.
I don’t expect the average American to know these things. I didn’t know them before I went to work for the government.