We tend to listen, but not empathise. The culture has evolved, the more we are exposed to the world, the pressure of being 'not flawed’, strong, resolute and sure loom over like the impending catastrophe which inevitable comes to Wile E Coyote. Being accepted and/or acceptable has become nothing short of a battle fought with cunning, guile and compromise.
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We trade in the currency of scepticism and have probably lost out on the part of cosmetic niceties. Lovely piece of writing. Absolutism helps in a way. If you ignore the big hole it leaves in your soul. Might be worth a try.