I’m not giving myself any importance in particular — I’m simply commenting upon the reception that I get from others and it’s a large group of people who overhwelmingly feel touched and supported by me; who routinely take the time to not just leave affirming comments but who take the time to email me also. As I’ve already said, I’m not doing it for affirmation, although it is gratifying to have touched so many people in a positive way. It’s simply a way for me to demonstrate to you how your assessement of me is not the prevailing one and to show you that I don’t need your personal growth “tips.”

You were the one who was commenting upon focus and time spent on said focus, not me. I’ve been fine with the amount of time spent doing this because I see and understand how it fits into my growth and processes.

I’m the same old person I’ve always been. I’ve just reached the conclusion that I cannot reach you in any way — not by logic or reason, not by appeals to empathy, not by letting you know how this might affect someone you love and so I’ve given up even attempting. There’s nothing left to argue, and so I’ve simply stopped. I have nothing against you personally and so see no reason to end this on any other note than one which is civil and cordial.

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