ehowton (ehowton) wrote,

Dark Mode

Its amazing what can transpire when we're not trying to force people into boxes we believe they should fit in because their values and priorities (let alone personality types) may differ from our own. I mean, as far as this goes without saying,what works for us may not work for someone else.

I know we understand this easily at an intellectual level, but its usually in the practical we get frustrated — and for numerous, mostly selfish, reasons. Then again, there are a LOT of people out there who don't realize their behavior screams, "selfish" as their words attempt a sleight of hand for the purpose of obfuscation.

Coupled with the fact most of us maintain, to various degrees of success, a public persona which can vary wildly as compared to our private selves (the greater the variance the heavier the burden — fooling oneself is exhausting work), who we become in self-isolation can be taxing. When the mask of self-deception slips — and it will, given the lack of a social reset-button — what remains is likely very close to who we really are.

I hope you like what you find :)
Tags: coronavirus, covid-19, psychology

  • Guardians of the Galxay

    Word of mouth can be a powerful thing. Not having seen a single trailer (and not knowing anything about the film whatsoever), I did something…

  • The Avengers

    Enjoyed Iron Man and Iron Man 2. Didn't watch Thor. Never saw Hulk or figured out why a month later there was another, different Hulk movie.…

  • Entertain Me

    Movie critics to me are like armchair quarterbacks. They would keel over and die if they ever had to throw an actual ball, yet they feel…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.