Posts Tagged ‘Self-Help For Nerds’

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Because of our mutant powers of obsession, it’s my guess that a lot of nerds suffer from addiction.  Nerds get caught up in minutiae, because there is a tremendous and fulfilling sense of control in understanding every single detail of a thing more than any other living creature.  But we also tend to have a very active internal monologue (in some cases, dialog).  These are some delightful ingredients — mixed with a bit of genetic predisposition — for overdoing things that make us feel good in the moment.
  —  Chris Hardwick
From the article:  “Self-Help for Nerds: Advice from Comedian Chris Hardwick
Appearing in:  Wired Magazine, dtd:  November 2011

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