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We take it for granted that life moves forward. But you move as a rower moves, facing backwards—you can see where you've been, but not where you're going. And your boat is steered by a younger version of you. It's hard not to wonder what life would be like facing the other way…

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John Koenig

John Koenig is a YouTuber, who aims to define neologisms for emotions that do not have a descriptive term. His channel and website, the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, includes verbal entries with paragraph-length descriptions and videos on YouTube for individual entries. The neologisms, while completely created by Koenig, are based on his research on etymologies and meanings of used prefixes, suffixes, and word roots.

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