Taking Credit For Grace

The egocentrism of believing we are exceptional, and not merely lucky

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Often when I’m out in public with a professional camera, people will compliment me on it, which feels strange. They’ll either say something generic like, “Nice camera,” or they might comment on its size or what they assume to be its expense. “Whoa, that’s a big camera,”…




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David Todd McCarty

David Todd McCarty

Writer, Director, and Journalist with an interest in politics, culture, media, psychology, and garden gnomes. Top Writer in Culture, Politics, History.

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