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Stuck in this helpless cycle…again. When I think I’ve found the right time to finally spill the beans, there’s always something that diverges me away from doing so.

But no one would listen
‘Cause no one else cared
Sometimes solutions aren’t so simple
Sometimes goodbye’s the only way
And the sun will set for you
The sun will set for you
Do you feel cold and lost in desperation
You build up hope, but failure’s all you’ve known
Remember all the sadness and frustration
And let it go, let it go.

I had felt the life drain from his eyes, his body go limp,
and his chest stop heaving.
And there was nothing I could do but fall to the floor and cry.
I kept looking for a sign of his presence, that he’s watching over me.
This is the truth that still doesn’t occur to me.

I feel like I don’t belong here.

Stephen Jay Gould

Certainty is both a blessing and a danger. Certainty provides warmth, solace, security–an anchor in the unambiguously factual events of personal observations and experience. But certainty is also a great danger, given the notorious fallibility–and unrivaled power–of the human mind… Of course we must treat the human mind with respect–for nature has fashioned no more admirable instrument. But we must also struggle to stand back and to scrutinize our own mental certainties. This last line poses an obvious paradox, if not an outright contradiction–and I have no resolution to offer. Yes, step back and scrutinize your own mind. But with what?