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“The continue to deny the significance of barely perceptible childhood abuses was to manifest the same robust and foolhardy common sense which had once led our ancestors to scoff at the notion that there might be deadly colonies of microorganisms thriving in drops of saliva no larger than pinheads.”

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work (New York: Pantheon, 2009), 122.
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