"Unhappy is the land that needs a hero."
-- Bertolt Brecht
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Oliver Sacks (July 9, 1933)
I'm fascinated by Oliver Sacks' books, which are enlightening about the normal human mind through understanding of the damaged or exceptional human mind. His relationship with his Jewish background is complex, but whatever it is, I think he's a hero in my sense.