My Computer Died and I Lost a Ton of Data…What a Wonderful Gift!

A Year in the Death 1/21/21

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“The phrase ‘This happened and it is bad’ is actually two impressions. The first — ‘This happened’ — is objective. The second — ‘it is bad’ — is subjective.”

Yes, the death of my computer and the subsequent data loss objectively happened. And only a fool would wish for it to happen to them.

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