Tag Archives: selfhood
Pleasure is the basic question of self-moderation. Pain is the basic question of self-mastery.
Emotional validity is rarely self-consistent.
How difficult it is to entertain a narcissist, especially when that narcissist is your self.
(1) I am. (2) This is who I am. (3) This is how I compare with others. (4) This is why I am.
Story-telling is the only thing keeping you together. Yet the stories, full of rage, are tearing you apart.
A trust in oneself that exceeds its rational basis.
Your reality is between you and me, us and them—that is, entirely outside yourself.
Call no one happy until they are many.
The aspiration to be one-self is driven by incoherence and measured by impossibility.