Fountain of Empathy

The Cult of Celebrity has existed for a very long time. Many years back, people strived to find out more about influential people such as Genghis Khan, Julius Caesar, and Elizabeth I of England. Today these leaders still awaken curiosity and even moments of empathy for their stories. Even with a vast collection of archeological evidence, modern day people will never get a glimpse of their true personalities even if they appear relatable in many ways. 

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Rejection’s Bitter Flavor

Well into their adulthood, many people constantly struggle when facing rejection and addressing the fact that not everyone will accept them personally, physically, or career-wise. Rejection can invoke some level of trauma. Among ugliness, there is also that reminder that the horrifying monstrosity called Rejection can be a life-saver. 

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Stepping on Writer’s Block

56-year-old Daniel Schaft analyzed if any dirt was still left under his very short nails. Unfortunately, the man’s fingers were so wide that he would commonly hit the wrong letters on the greasy keyboard. Daniel’s slender stomach was sticking out of the stained blue jeans from drinking a full bottle of Coke Cherry. He stared at the nearly blank Word document with “Hjskalhjkh” typed in dark green Times New Roman. Then there was the realization that he needed to relieve himself.

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Social Anxiety is not as Powerful as it Seems

Dealing with people can be unconditionally terrifying. Social rules differ based on cultural context, evolve throughout time, and can absolutely confuse all of us because what works for one person doesn’t work for the other. Our increasingly digitalized world does not necessarily require in-person contact and it’s no shocker that social anxiety is becoming more prevalent as a result.

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Seeing Fake Places and Made Up Faces

Dreams and daydreams reveal random, nonsensical imagery that soon fades from our conscious memories. There are websites, books, and psychoanalysts who persuade their audiences that the random imagery is not so random because there is some sort of symbolism involved. Throughout our existence, we see fake places and made up faces. But is it all pointless to not live entirely in real life?

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