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Are Hearth Fires Analogous to Television?
I haven’t found any studies on the psychophysiological effects of fire, but I think they are analogous to those of some forms of media, especially television. At base, they both involve flickering light & sudden sound phenomena. I speculate that natural selection … Continue reading
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