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Welcome to another Mother Fuggin’ Monday email, the only weekly newsletter that fist bumps you when you open it, because, you know… viruses. Each week, I send you three thought-provoking ideas that could potentially make you a less awful human being (keyword: potentially). This week, we’re talking: 1) love in the time of quarantine, 2) opportunity in isolation, and 3) irrationality in times of high stress. Let’s get into it.
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1. Love in the time of quarantine - As we all buckle into our living rooms for the long haul, a particularly foreboding (or hilarious, depending on your perspective) piece of news has been making the rounds. Apparently, divorce rates shot up in parts of China as the quarantine was lifted, in some cases maxing out the capacity of the government to process them.
Of course, this could have simply been because the government offices had been closed for over a month and there was pent up demand. Or, perhaps when forced to …
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