Reification of an item or word into something real is a transmutation our species of mammal does well and easily. We conflate a gesture with real aggression. If someone gives me the finger while driving I can choose to enrage myself or not.
A new study of Moulay’s foray informs us not only about male reproductive ceilings, but the willingness to avail oneself of opportunities when socially or politically (or coercively) possible.
Most treatments for anger are palliative, in that they help you in the short run. But in order to uproot the tendency to carry anger, rage and resentment around requires a bit more than padding on an elliptical machine.
Next month at MacWorld, the annual showcase for Apple's new products, we'll see an orgy of competing electronic gadgets, entrepreneurs and start-ups, established giants, and eager but selective buyers entering a a sort of digital red-light district. It's the marketplace of silicon experience and possibility. And my iPhone is ticking off the seconds until it begins.