“We take random events and we put them together in a pattern so we can comfort ourselves with a story, no matter how much it obviously isn’t true… We have to lie to ourselves to live. Otherwise, we’d go crazy.” ~More Than This by Patrick Ness.
When I was reading this, I couldn’t believe how true it really is. We strive to discover patterns in nearly everything, to make sense of the world in a way that comforts us. It’s sort of strange, when you think about it.
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