“They constantly try to escape
From the darkness outside and within
By dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good.
But the man that is will shadow
The man that pretends to be.”

― T.S. Eliot

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@jens yeah I can't think about anything else when reading that.

@neauoire @cantinto oh i parsed that as "the man that [really exists] will [dominate / defeat / overcome] the man that pretends to [exist]"
@cantinto @neauoire i'm not great at parsing poetic english tho. second language and all that

@xjix @cantinto @neauoire
I'm reading it as "real humans as they truly exist, even with their imperfections, will always surpass the impostors"

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