When I was a kid, I felt very different from everyone else.
Don’t expect to change them. Fake people are rewarded in society for acting the way we’re all told we always should.
They’re celebrated for being image-adept (good actors). Continue reading
A friend and I were walking back to my house once after school.
Some kids started harassing my friend, laughing at him, and just trying to get a rise. Continue reading
For fear and fun.
Humans are both communal and independent. If we feel like any of the thoughts or actions we privately enjoy might cause us public shame, we hide them. We make others promise to hide them. Continue reading
Society isn’t really that big on uniqueness. Yes, it claims to be; but really what it offers via culture and opportunity are to fit and find success in (if you can).
Since we’re all always shown what success has to look like, we’re all busy searching for the best ways we can fit. Continue reading