“Remarkably, Cameron didn’t realize that she was any different from other people until she was sixty-five. ‘Lots of people have high pain thresholds,’ she said. ‘I didn’t think people were silly for crying. I could tell people were upset or hurt and stuff. I went through life and I just thought, I haven’t hurt myself as much as they have.'” The New Yorker’s Ariel Levy on a woman who only experiences suffering in an abstract way. A World Without Pain. “When something bad happens, Cameron’s brain immediately searches for a way to ameliorate the situation, but it does not dwell on unhappiness.” (She should be a news curator.)