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You Are (Not) Special

Rachel Chimits
July 6, 2020

We want to be the most valuable player in our lives, but what if we aren’t and were never meant to be? How do we make peace with this?

“You are the Chosen One.” Movies, books and video games are obsessed with this idea of unique destiny, whether it’s through prophesies or rare abilities. We, as a culture, are obsessed with the idea of being special.