Random thoughts from a largely-useless man.
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Saturday, August 27, 2016
The Doctor Watsons of this world
Although Sherlock Holmes was fictitious, his relationship with Watson was not. It is not an uncommon thing for brilliant people to feel the need for a companion in order to do their best work. These sidekick generally contribute little from a cognitive standpoint, but their very proximity seems to serve as a motivation or a to have a stabilizing effect upon the primary member of the duo.