Superstitions Are Sheer Manipulation

Superstitions Are Sheer Manipulation

Halloween is my least favorite time of the year. I don't like masks, I'm not crazy about strangers' children, and giving away candy just defies common sense. I don't like sticking my hand in large vegetables to take out its slimy seeds, and I resent the television commercials for horror movies that catch me by surprise. Just as a handful of popcorn reaches my lips, I'm staring at some demented person crab-crawling across the floor. The idea of going door-to-door has never appealed to me; it's why I never chose to sell encyclopedias or vacuums. And I don't ...


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