How the mainstream culture of pretending makes our humanity suffer


Pretending in our modern society is so banalised that we consider it to be normal to a large extent. You get to know someone you like? You rather pretend to show off your best side. Your new job isn’t exactly what you expected? You better pretend you love it. Your recent vacation? Better post a few pictures on Instagram to show everyone you really had the time of your life. Everyone does it, no? So why not me?

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