I read “whatever we attend to will grow”. Then I wondered what parts of myself have I attended to? What parts are growing? And alternatively, what parts have I ignored or abandoned?
Since intimacy requires letting someone know me as I know myself to be, it means that I must have some degree of stable identity – a persona that remains fairly constant across changing circumstances.
Be loyal to ideas. Be wary of those who are loyal to people.
People change with power; ideas don’t.
– They Thought They Were Free