Monday, 10 May 2010

In Whose Body Are You?

According to Christakis, character traits spread like diseases:

Of course, wisdom literature has told us this stuff for thousands of years. Scientific method, in this case, lives only to confirm what we already know.

What I found even more fascinating was his talk about people acting as one big social organism. Forgive me if I sound like an insufferable know-it-all, but I'm pretty sure I've heard that one before too.

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