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    • chrissetiana
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      1 year ago

      The self is not inherited but actively created. Sometimes it needs to be rediscovered.

      Every choice is an uncovering. We’re all matryoshka dolls with selves nested within selves.

    • deephdave
      Top reader of all time
      1 year ago

      Turning points are reckonings, revealing things we may want to deny. Good things: that we are kinder than we thought we were, more capable of passion and loyalty. Bad things: that we’re willing to lie to others and to ourselves, shrink away from duty, turn away from love. But unpleasant self-knowledge is the price of admission to growth. Every choice is an uncovering. We’re all matryoshka dolls with selves nested within selves.

      • DellwoodBarker1 year ago

        🥰✌️💓🎯 Jinx 🎯💓✌️🥰

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        =====WAVELENGTHS=====

    • DellwoodBarker1 year ago

      it’s comforting to realize that a black hole is sometimes just a portal. Bad relationships, for instance, can force a necessary confrontation—sometimes you need to break apart to reconsolidate into a stronger version of yourself. Turning points are reckonings, revealing things we may want to deny. Good things: that we are kinder than we thought we were, more capable of passion and loyalty. Bad things: that we’re willing to lie to others and to ourselves, shrink away from duty, turn away from love. But unpleasant self-knowledge is the price of admission to growth. Every choice is an uncovering. We’re all matryoshka dolls with selves nested within selves.

      Claire Keen: Knowing that you don't know is the first and most essential step to knowing, you know? - Charlie Kaufman’s Masterpiece Synecdoche, New York

      https://youtu.be/IA_ubhYgjAc https://youtu.be/Y0j3xN5UWDY

    • Jessica
      Scribe
      1 year ago

      It’s hard to live without knowing, but there’s also no other way to live.