the x-files: on chess and real life and people worrying

“[With chess] there’s no talking. Just thinking. It’s nothing like real life, where people think one thing but they say something else. They’re so worried about what other people are thinking, when the people they’re worriying about are worried about the same thing. They make up all this stuff to believe, but it’s all made up. Some people try to be good people, but some people just don’t care.” – Gibson Praise (Jeff Gulka) in “The End” (The X-Files, #117)

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