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“…there followed an increasingly nightmarish period in which I had kidneys for breakfast, kidneys for lunch, stewed kidneys, sweet kidneys…”
My current book is a collection of case studies written by this man, Oliver Sacks. His writing is insightful, cerebral and yet unpretentious, and it turns out he is also quite a charming, unassuming speaker.
He is a regular on the Science podcast Radiolab, and in this clip host Robert Krulwich is asking him for his thoughts about the Paradox of Choice. Sacks has some interesting personal insights about how limiting choice has affected his life. And yes, they involve Kidney Beans.