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How Much Self-Control Do You Really Have?
by Mark Lichtenstein

Every person has a proverbial fuse that, when lit, gives us a set amount of time until we blow up. Some have a short fuse, while others take ages until they are overcome with rage. How much self-control do you really have?

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