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barney54 · 2016-03-18 · Original thread
This experiment is similar to what happens in the novel The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon.
Erwin · 2013-02-20 · Original thread
This reminds me a bit of this first-person piece of autism-related sci-fi:

I used to keep a diary, where 13 years ago my entries were long monologues similar to this. There was a clear correlation between amount of personal and emotional human contact I had in a day and the length of the diary entries where I tried to reminisce going mushroom picking with my grandmother a decade earlier.

The world today seems too constantly distracting for that sort of thing.

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