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the push to be productive, the measurement of oneself by standards set up prior to the obligatory feeling making one do so, the absence of patting on the back (replaced with the constant beating---pick a tool of self-abuse), the will to be what others want for a quicker way to the top, the destruction of what had been happiness for the possibility of security & safety--- all in the name of what is expected, as a “fully functioning,” & “law-abiding” citizen. has it been worth it?

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