I second this, this is an important reminder to fight modern conditioning.
Love that last line, that's a keeper.
Disagree slightly on the last point about truth. I've often found truth to be ugly, hard to swallow, and complicated. I think the allure of a beautiful truth is seductive.
Holy fucking shit this is so true, I have experienced this first hand in my blue-pill days with an ex, who unsurprisingly, cheated on my ass with a colleague.
I feel like no matter how many times I hear these stories, there's always still a sting to them.
I can picture them clearing the room for a bit until his erection goes down.