Cosmophobia

I say, dont let em get to you, Maureen. I say, why should a little thing like probability theory stand between you, me and a healthy does of free-floating anxiety.

13.7 recently had a great blog post with lots of gems like the one above. Definitely worth a peek.

Existential dread is one of the things that has made our species great. Existential dread got us out of the trees and into cities, where we could finally invent therapy. No, the sky is really, really scary. You just have to have a lot of patience.

via Maureen Dowd Fears The Cosmos, Should You? : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR.