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. . . so look for Serial Essays upcoming in February and March, particularly “Gay Marriage” and “In Itself American.” The former every Tuesday through February and March; the latter, every Wednesday in February and March, culminating on the final Thursday, the 31st. You must dedicate yourself to reading, which means penetrating the text, getting past the impulse to superficially skim the page, fooled by the flatness of the page or screen and the linearity of the words in typeface set in neat lines in plane geometric shapes called paragraphs.