Episode 637: Emotions to Dismiss

Episode 637

4th October 2023

Spencer wants to get rid of a rug. Because it has owls on it, India finds the thought of parting with the rug to be too sad.

Episode notes

Spencer and his wife, India, say that they both tend to humanize the items in their home. But now they are paring down their belongings as they’re planning a big move. Spencer wants to get rid of a particular rug. But India doesn’t, because it has owls on it. Who’s right? Who’s wrong?

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