Feb 18, 2023Liked by Ilana C. Myer

This was a beautiful read. Wonderful writing Ilana!!

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"people who believe in their own perfection are terrifying" OH YEAH

I love this essay so much

And also, btw, when seinfeld first came out, and I was in my early 20s very frum be-a-good-girl stage, i hated it. i couldn't watch it.....I was hanging on too tightly to my desire to have them do the right thing. Just as you describe. As I changed in my life, my ability to laugh finally emerged....

I have actually been thinking a lot lately about humor as a practice of acknowledging our own flaws and learning to change and grow. To laugh that way -- about ourselves, as opposed to laughing AT others -- is I think a big part of being able to evolve. I feel that more and more.....

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