angrysampoetry

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Thoughts on the ‘you got to love yourself first’ fallacy

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Where are you going?
Down the road.
What to do?Echo_and_Narcissus
To change the world.
Why do you want to change the world?
Because I cannot change alone.

Christopher Logue, from Mixed Rushes, 1974.

You got to love yourself before you love others. “You need to love your heart and who you are as a person before you can share yourself with someone else”. So says the common sense of 21st century pop psychology. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 12, 2014 at 11:49 am