" I need my edge. My edge is how I make a living. More than that: My edge is my claim on the world. It’s why people are my friends, why they invite me over for dinner, perhaps why they marry me. What am I worth to the world if I’ve lost my edge? "
- In the magazine this week, Michael Kinsley explores the possible mental effects of Parkinson’s disease, a condition he was diagnosed with twenty years ago (subscription required): http://nyr.kr/1iRUh9q (via newyorker)