Kisses: The Paradox of Misanthropy and Loneliness
AKA Why a Little Stupidity is Good for You
Filipino kids of the 90s would remember “Kisses.” Tiny, colorful, plastic aroma beads were all the rage sometime around first or second grade I think. Kids would collect them and attempt to contain them in their pencil cases (or nasal cavities).
My classmates would believe that if you put two Kisses together in a pencil case overnight, they’d multiply.…