Filling a hole

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We try to fill up the hole at our core — the sense that something is missing, that I am not real enough— by becoming more wealthy, famous, attractive . . . more powerful. Power — the ability to impose my stories — offers the promise of reality. How could I be unreal, if I’m the one who decides what happens?

David Loy, The World is Full of Stories

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