People have suggested oxygen starvation before, but the new study brings our old friend CO2 into the equation. High CO2 causes the bright lights and other hallucinations in patients suffering heart attacks.
It's important to write Greece into the history of the Sixties, and all the countries of the global South who have been neglected due to the media's preference to obsess over music, marijuana, long hair, lost bras, and the end of innocence.
Having reprised the past, miserable decade -- bracketed by 9/11 and The Great Recession -- let us also take note of the 50th anniversary last week of the start of probably the most prophetic and influential decade in memory. Yes, The Sixties.
What happened next provided one of the true Roshomon moments of Woodstock. Actually, that's not strictly speaking true. There were only two versions of what happened next: Hoffman's and everybody else's.