That is presupposed in locutions like “you are a true friend,” “the actor is the one who acts,” and “truth is stranger than fiction.”
How joyless, though, when all players think that all games are strategic.
So I am not offended—I came here to teach.
Your insistence that I am an “exception” is no compliment. It is your service to your delusional stereotypes.
But no need for despair. There is timelessness, too, within time.