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Opening Arguments

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Google has released some fascinating aggregate data showing which searches surge in popularity at which hours of the day. We search for doctors at 8:20 a.m., for example, and recipes at 4:52 p.m. I found these two especially interesting:

The data shows that the hours between 2 and 4 a.m. are prime time for big questions: What is the meaning of consciousness? Does free will exist? Is there life on other planets?


“Porn,” which is three times more popular among men than women, is most popular from midnight to 2 a.m.

There's life in a nutshell. It's getting late, so gotta cram in the good stuff while we can. But now, it's getting very, very late, so it's time to worry about what it all means.