Archive | October, 2013

afraid of fear — observations #4

J.T. MacCurdy studied the psychological effects of the Battle of Britain, the German Luftwaffe’s bombing raids, on the people of London.  Their response will surprise you, as we see in this excerpt from David and Goliath, by Malcom Gladwell. In diaries and recollections of Londoners who lived through the Blitz, there are countless examples of […]