The benevolence functions as more of a mutualistic principle. If I’m benefiting from those excellent souls around me, our collective willpower functions as an accountability safety net. We elevate each other, baring one another aloft. When I expect people to aim high, it’s done in solidarity with no tolerance for quitting.
The point is this: Unless you’re Batman, and the universe will write into existence every horrible thing you’ve planned for, drop your Shark Repellent Bat Spray. Put away your delusions of superhero over-preparedness and roll with life’s punches.
The process of creation requires a certain amount of vulnerability. One must be open to failure, as well as mediocrity or success.
The way exposure to light was deadly for the gremlins, language and story bring light to shame and destroy it.
“To feel is to be vulnerable. To believe vulnerability is weakness is to believe that feeling is weakness.”