"Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is.." - John MiltonI was first exposed to this via The Crow. It turned out to be one of my Sticky Things.
As of now, I'm coming around to the idea that the way I want to live is Unabashedly. I already know I'm a product. That's how Google and Facebook work. They get my data, apparently give it to the government, and sell it to advertisers.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
That's a trick question. Being 'something' is playing a role. There will always be someone better a playing a given role than you. Roles are masks we wear, trying to be something to someone. Pull the mask off. Be yourself. That's the one thing no one will ever be better at than you.