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When you are angry ask yourself: Who is angry?
When you are disappointed ask yourself: Who is disap-
When you are in need of something ask yourself: Who
When you are sad ask yourself: Who is sad?
Why is it that it is always the external world that is to be
blamed? And yet, all of your answers start with I (with a cap-
ital letter). Who is this I (who is angry, disappointed, in need,
This mysterious I interacts with the world but still takes
no responsibility for his or her actions. Why does this I always
projects the reasons for hardship and excuses on the external
world? Interaction requires at least two parties.
How about sorting out things with this I first and dealing
with the world later?
This is the original text, and an edited version can be found in the Fragments of Reality -book.