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Definition of the day (from Douglas Coupland)

Aloneism:

A recognition of the fact that it is a burdensome amount of work to be an individual, many human beings were not necessarily cut out to be individuals and are much happier being lost inside a collective environment or a self-denying belief system. Individualism may, in fact, be a form of brain mutation not evenly spread throughout the population, a mutation that poses a threat to those not possessing it – hence the ongoing war between religion and secularism.

2 comments on “Definition of the day (from Douglas Coupland)

  1. I invented my own word this holiday season: Anonymosity: Bitter hostility or active hatred toward an unknown or unnamed person (noisy Russian downstairs neighbours, for example).

  2. Not a slavophobic I hope…

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