The Theoretical Experience

all I do is write about it.

I have obsessions. I love repetition. I watch the same TV Shows on rotation for months at a time. I reread books and replay songs. I find there is a distinct pleasure in already knowing. Think of it like being able to sing every word of your favorite song. It is uniquely gratifying to fully immerse oneself in a single thing, to know it completely, inside and out. Even more, there is a deep satisfaction to be achieved in disproving the pleasure of the already known, to be stunned in disillusionment before coming to a new, more thoughtful, understanding.

 

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