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FUNDAMENTALS
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I.GUSTAVO

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37°37'18.7"N 89°08'50.8"W

We are in places, certainly;

yet, are we?

What if more than being in a place,

we actually are the place?

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"There is always fear. The more time you see behind you by default means less time in front of you. However, I can now see that I was more fearful about it in the past; it seems like while I grow, I also become more accepting about the finitude of our life. Therefore, although it remains uncertain, it also becomes peaceful". 

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I didn't have any rituals until my last conversation with my previous roommate, before moving to Dallas. We talked about the fact that I was so used to living in our house, and the next day I would be in a completely different place. He told me that in every moving process of his, he enters his new house and repeats the phrase to himself:

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THIS

MY

IS

HOME

NOW"

"...now, living in a metropolitan area. I can feel that those moments of introspection, where I allow myself to be inside my feelings, are way rarer".

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Sometimes I see myself like an ant...

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 Always carrying loads bigger than myself,

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...trying to build something". 

07·22·21, 08:28 PM (CT)

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