A lot of what we consider “positive thinking” these days assumes that you’ll be saved from the outside somewhere. Someone or something else will relieve your pain. A lottery ticket, your daddy, a romantic partner, a different job. Let’s stop the madness.
How To Light A Fire Under Your Butt
Jane Hwangbo

It’s that feeling that everything good shall happen to you, given you haven’t done anything wrong or miserable. If you don’t have a god, you then make one and then feel like good fortunes are due to you.

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