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Grinding papers.
Grinding piano.
Grinding intestines with Rachmaninoff.

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Here then was the paradox of the President's speech. We normals–aided, doubtless, by our wish to be fooled, were indeed well and truly fooled ('populus volt decipi, ergo decipiatur"). And so cunningly was deceptive word-use combined with deceptive tone, that only the brain-damaged remained intact, undeceived. 


来源:Oliver Sacks, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, 1987, p.84

最近遍观我的社交媒体app上全是政治段子。那我也来。

有趣的是作者这里的的确确是在讨论各种大脑受损和认知缺陷。然后他注意到一群失语症的病人对着总统的演讲在笑。

对于我来说重点在于看懂了拉丁语很开心(秀什么秀

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