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The Raven
Gertrude Stein
astronomical clock
Rachel Carson

Day: April 17, 2020

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April 17, 2020

Thanks to Dean Coslovi, a 2020 HMU Fellow in Ideas, for today’s post.

Everyone has had the anxious experience of waiting for the power to be restored after an outage. Although it is inconvenient, such an occurrence is unlikely to cause anyone a great deal of existential angst or dramatically impact our lives. But what if the power didn’t come back on for say a week? How seriously would this affect the normal functioning of society?

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