There really are no big, bad enemies who exist to make you suffer.
Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess.
Tor Bair
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This statement is true for you, and some subset of the affluent and rich. For a very large number of people in the world, this is not true at all. I have for example an acquaintance who’s an atheist in Indonesia — you tell her that the government isn’t “an enemy who exists to make her suffer” because as far as she’s concerned, that’s literally the case, and she spends a reasonable amount of her life trying to hide who she really is because of this.

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