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Raised Among the Elite

How did Al Gore blow it? He had everything going for him. He was the heir to one of the most successful administrations in American history. The length and extent of our prosperity were unprecedented. Our position in the world


Poetry and Madness

Some months ago a psychiatrist in control of a well-funded foundation, who was, as he supposed, investigating the subject, wrote me, soliciting my opinions about the relationship between “creativity” and “mental illness.” I felt nettled and helpless. I avoid using