I have lost my temper at these and various versions of them to the point of ranting at people. Listening to people apply them to music of all things, makes me want to crotch-punch somebody.
“No one who isn’t just like me can possibly be as committed to their life as I am to mine.”
“Those people over there will never understand the Very Important Things I Do. I can tell just by looking at them — without even looking at them, even.”
“I demand that you care about my problems — and by the way, fuck you and your problems!”
Been an interesting week or so. Still pounding away, but just not needing the wet-sand-in-the-asscheeks effect of human interaction at the moment.