Mieke mvanspanje at home.nl
Thu Oct 14 14:51:14 BST 2021

--------------------------------------------------------------------------Half of what we call madness is just some poor slob dealing with pain by a strategy that annoys the people around him - Lois McMaster Bujold. 
> From: Marc Wilson <marc.wilson
> AIUI, when you have a physical connection with the ground (e.g. you're
> on top of a cliff, or a building, or whatever) it's somehow more
> frightening than when you're suspended in mid-air.

That is because you are  NOT suspended in mid-air. You are at the floor of an airplane, or the basket of a balloon or an elevator. You do have safe contact to your immediate surroundings. 

More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list