Nov 24, 2011
Then, just a few years ago, I realized that everyone feels secretly fraudulent. It’s the feeling of being an adult.
- Miranda July, “Free Everything”, The New Yorker, October 10th, 2011
Oh, please. Give me a break. Does post-everything existentialism excuse everything these days?
I don’t know – that’s not the point of the quote, for me. I just felt it captured the sense that I often have, as an adult, that I’m not “adult enough”, that I’m going to be found out. Observing this is not necessarily the same thing as using it to excuse anything else, I don’t think…
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