The Pandora Effect: Why curiosity usually beats common sense
Rubbernecking: we just can’t help ourselves Lee Sanders/INSBy Simon OxenhamCuriosity is often a positive thing: it is at the heart of scientific progress, for example. But it also has a negative side. “Rubbernecking” – gawping at car crashes when we drive past – is one such example. A government-sponsored study of accidents on the M6 motorway attributed...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark