When the danger is far away, or at least not immediately imminent, the instinct is to freeze. When danger is approaching, the impulse is to run away. When escape is impossible, the response is to fight back. And when struggling is futile, the animal will become immobilized in the grip of fright.Via.
3. China Mieville talks about his aborted run on Swamp Thing. Via.
*Previously: What if the model for Michelangelo's "David" had a higher BMI?
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