A "group of Israeli researchers has taken [the] game of spy-versus-spy paranoia a step further, with malware that converts your headphones into makeshift microphones that can slyly record your conversations."
"[U.S. colleges] are preparing students for encounters with relatives who might hold different opinions as they depart from their academic bubbles for the Thanksgiving holiday.
"Students [shouldn't] 'sit close to those who might challenge your opinions'."
"Our body should be seen a risk management system meant to handle our environment, paying more attention to extremes than ordinary events, and disproportionally learning from these."
— Nassim Nicholas Taleb
"Religion is a barbiturate, dulling the pain and putting you to sleep. Revolution is an amphetamine, revving you up and making you feel powerful. Neither drug is going away. Far from it. "