Wednesday Sermon

Scientists: You Are Not Goodlooking. You Are Not Ugly Either.

Nor are you particularly clever. Get over yourself.

Clem Samson
The Haven
Published in
8 min readApr 28, 2024

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The illusion of physical attractiveness is programmed into your brain by your DNA in order that it might replicate itself. That is the sole purpose of life, as you know — replication of the genetic code. As I have…

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Clem Samson
The Haven

Essayist, humorist, satirist, funny-ist, poetist, fictionalist, fabulist, quizzist, journalist. Creative Writing Prof at Harvard College, Duluth, Minnesota.