eyesthebye2 wrote:LOL - I think there is a term for convincing yourself that you have everything you want and need:Cognitive dissonance
You should have bought if if you really believed that - otherwise, cowardly talk from someone who carries a small stick.
Actions speak louder than words - and by actions, I don't mean typing at a keyboard.
Go out and buy buy buy.... I double dare you. Your children must be proud.
I got the house I need man. I aint greedy. Have at er
Rather than admit his failure to secure the home he truly wants, ETB rationalizes that they have all they need. One commentator - yzfr1 - argues that the story illustrates the state of cognitive dissonance. ETB is taken as attempting to hold imcompatable ideas at the same time. Desire and its frustration. In that case, the disdain expressed by ETB at the conclusion of the fable serves to reduce the dissonance through criticism. "I have all the house I need" LOL
Yet he comes here all the time for the sole purpose of making themselves feel better because of their own failure to secure the true home they desire and pretend they actually want what they have.
I feel sorry for you ETB - maybe you can get some help for your condition.