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News & Views December 2018 Issue

Can You Pass the Remote?

Rosie (left) and Franklin see a second tree reflected in the glass. What does it mean to them?

Can You Pass the Remote?

Dogs watching television.

My son John was a year old, sitting on the couch sucking a milk bottle while watching a children’s French video, when the video ended and he found himself suddenly at the start of a Law and Order episode. My wife didn’t quite realize there had been a transition until she heard John pop the bottle out of his mouth and utter “Uh oh.” By the time she made it to the family room to see what was going on, he had already calmly popped the bottle back into his mouth. But on the TV screen, a woman who had been pushed off the balcony near the top of a tall building was lying dead in a bush.

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