Listen, baby. I’ve built a castle for you. I want you to love my castle, and I want you to love me for building it.
There are lucky people who were raised in not-so-intellectual cultures. You can recognize them by the facial expression. Me, I went through the same grinder as most of my friends.
You are born, like a song of uttermost beauty – and then the people who have been traumatized before you, try to shame you out of remembering your song. Most of them are not bad human beings, they simply forgot, and they want you to be an important practical goose, for your own good.
Americans are subjected to tremendous abuse via corporate-driven emotional deprivation.