Why we cry

A beautiful, interesting episode of Vox’ Unexplainable podcast. It begins with the story of a man who realised he hadn’t cried for years and challenged himself to cry once every day. Goes on to explain why humans cry at all. Reminded me of one of my all-time favourite recommendations in the Weekly Filet, The Topography of Tears from 2014.

From Weekly Filet #420, in December 2022.

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