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Isherwood  ·  2582 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trying and failing vs listening and learning

Easy affirmation. The world is a largely plain, boring, and repetitive place. After enough time in it it's easy to blend into the pattern of that repition so well that you start to feel invisible. Any shout that gets attention, positive or negative, at least makes it feel like you're distinct in the pattern.