Here’s a Great This American Life Segment About Being Neurotic


From Science of Us: This week’s This American Life, which addresses questions regarding whether extraterrestrial life exists, reveals a great deal of truth about what it means to feel alone in the universe.

“So there’s some astronomical and cosmological packaging, yes, but at core Kestenbaum’s story is really a meditation on what it means to be neurotic, on how isolating an experience that can be. Over and over, the segment drives home how alone Kestenbaum feels not just at the prospect of humanity’s uniqueness, but that he also can’t elicit in other humans his same level of concern over this question.”

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