David Cain hit the ball out of the park on this one. I literally finished it and said to myself (with a giggle), “That was both novel and enlivening.” If there’s a better standard to aspire to, I don’t know what it is. If you’re really too lazy to read it, the central thesis:
It’s an interesting quirk of Mother Nature — that she insists on taking us down to the ground like that, every day, no matter who we are. For all of us, the act of leaving consciousness is the same, it’s just our settings and situations — which bookend that unconsciousness — where we differ.
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