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Nonsense (2015) is about uncertainty and its impact on our lives. We are constantly confronted with events we do not comprehend, both in our daily lives and in catastrophic events such as natural catastrophes. These slates describe the pervasive impacts, both positive and harmful, that this folly has on human behavior, and why understanding it is so crucial.

Jamie Holmes is a Fellow of Future Tense at New America and a former Research Coordinator in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He has an M.I.A. from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Slate, Politico, The Christian Science Monitor, The New Republic, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and The Daily Beast, among other publications.

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