-We must have a university degree even if we never get a job in the area of knowledge we were forced to study.
Source: The Zahir
Contributed by: Aart Hilal
...suffering occurs when we want other people to love us in the way we imagine we want to be loved, and not in the way that love should manifest itself - free and untrammeled, guiding us with its force and driving us on.
-When we marry, we are authorized to take possession of the other person, body and soul.
-We must be amusing at all times and sneer at those who express their real feelings; it's dangerous for a tribe to allow its members to show their feelings.
-We must at all costs avoid saying no because people prefer those who say yes, and this allows us to survive in hostile territory.
-What other people think is more important than what we feel.
-Never make a fuss-it might attract the attention of an enemy tribe.
-If u behave differently, u will be expelled from the tribe because u can infect others and destroy something that was extremely difficult to organize in the first place.
-We must eat three meals a day, even if we're not hungry, and when we fail to fit the current ideal of beauty we must fast, even if we're starving.
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