Monday, March 19, 2012

The social construction of insomnia

So if you tend to wake up in the middle of the night and can't go back to sleep for an hour or two, maybe you're just a rebel against modernity. Where's Foucault when you need him? Oh, right, dead.

... JL points out that Southerners are particularly sleep-deprived. Maybe we haven't bought into this whole "modernity" thing yet.


  1. As I'm reading this, it's 4:19 a.m.

  2. Happens a lot to me too, and that mess is fine for the 14th century or whatever, but this having to get up at 6:00 stuff is a drag.

    Of course, I could just get to bed earlier and not stay up reading ....