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Humans need community, for our emotional health. We need connection, a sense of belonging. We are not built to thrive in isolation.
Take stock of who we are, and what we have, and then use it for good.
So much could be solved, she thinks, if we simply held hands with each other more often.
What happened is baked into your bones, Edward. It lives under your skin. It’s not going away. It’s part of you and will be part of you every moment until you die. What you’ve been working on, since the first time I met you, is learning to live with that.
That’s nothing to be sad about. What matters is what starts in that moment.
There was no reason for what happened to you, Eddie. You could have died; you just didn’t. It was dumb luck. Nobody chose you for anything. Which means, truly, that you can do anything.
This was not a tragedy. Dying on your couch watching TV by yourself is a tragedy. Dying while doing something you love with every part of your body is magic. I wish you magic, Edward.
Since death is certain, but the time of death is uncertain, what is the most important thing?.
When in doubt, read books. Educate yourself. Education has always saved me Edward. Learn about the mysteries.
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?.