Bad News II

“I’m gonna go to the worst place possible!” The brain says. “That way it can only get better!”

“Why would you do that?” The heart asks. “ It’s not gonna do you or anybody else any good that you worry.”

“But,” says the brain, “if I imagine the worst now I won’t be shocked when it happens!”

“I don’t think that’s true.” Says the heart. “And aren’t you gonna need your strength if the worst does happen after all? Why would you burn it in advance?”

“I don’t know, that’s just what I always do!” The brain says.

Suggested Music Pairing: Only When I Lose Myself by Depeche Mode

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