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  •  That's always struck me as a big risk. (2+ / 0-)
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    raincrow, shaharazade

    Particularly when reporting things not necessarily susceptible to immediate understanding by a non-scientist (or other non-expert).

    A lot of people get worked up about hype balloons being burst but, meh, a month from now nobody will remember that we were hyped about this at all.  I think people's capacity to move past things that turn out to be irrelevant is pretty high.

    "The first drawback of anger is that it destroys your inner peace; the second is that it distorts your view of reality. If you come to understand that anger is really unhelpful, you can begin to distance yourself from anger." - The Dalai Lama

    by auron renouille on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 04:13:40 PM PST

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