"Whether or not they were willing to admit it, all humans were self-contained and alone. The wisest and hardiest among them managed to acknowledge that fact and surpass it. More experienced adults had found ways to cope, but many if not most felt it still. Younger adults felt it deep in their bones and cried out for significance. Some retreated from that insecurity as a matter of survival."
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