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Can you be too smart for your own good?

I once had a friend whose life was being ruined by a powerful and irrational fear. He went to see his doctor about the physical tremors that he had become convinced were the first stages of a nasty terminal condition. The GP recognized the illness as hypochondria but he decided…

Michelangelo Signorile: Obama has ‘irrational fear’ of backing same sex marriage

Michelangelo Signorile, Sirius OutQ radio host and Huffington Post Gay Voices editor-at-large, said Thursday that President Barack Obama seemed to fear the political repercussions of fully supporting same sex marriage. “Why can’t he simply be with the rest of the country with this?” he wondered during an appearance on The…