How to Lose Friends

Just close your eyes, and give up on them

Friendship is vital to our experience as humans. As a person, your own perspective is limited to your view of other people: you wouldn’t spend a second reflecting on yourself without others.

What would there be to reflect on? You’d have no art or trauma or humor or indeed many memories to mold you into the person you are without other…



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Shain Slepian

Shain is a screenwriter and screenplay editor. For more content, follow their blog and check out their YouTube channel, TimeCapsule.