One of my badly behaved,, fictional characters just said this! How dare she?!

When it comes right down to it, you are the only one who can save yourself. Nobody else cares in the slightest, what happens to you!

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We're programmed to think we are part of a community, that we have friends, family, or that anybody actually cares about us. In reality, we're alone & terrified of acknowledging our lack of value to others, who are in exactly the same situation. We take up space, we consume, & we cycle through consumables & services to keep an economy ticking over: like intestinal bacteria to the host organism. That's all we are. In the end, the only thing that matters is how we have experienced our lives.

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