Weekend Edition: 4-20

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Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • The Hell of American Day Care (“The United States has always been profoundly uncomfortable with the idea of supporting child care outside the home, for reasons that inevitably trace back to beliefs over the proper role of women and mothers”) (via)
  • Why Doctors Can’t Give You LSD (But Maybe They Should) (“Part of the problem with studying psychedelics–and other illicit drugs, such as marijuana–for medical use, is simply that they’re not high-tech, and no pharmaceutical company needs or wants to get involved. There’s no money in it for them.”) (via)

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I think “experimental fiction” is a synonym for “Give me a break.”

Anna Quindlen, NYTBR

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