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While you're in it, life seems epic. Fiery, tenuous, and unpredictable. But once you have some distance from it, everything seems to shrink, until it's almost out of focus. So you begin scanning your life looking for something interesting or beautiful. But all you see is ordinary people assembled in their tiny classrooms and workspaces, each of us moving around in little steps, like tokens on a game board.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kcjfi8oNQY8 2015

Submitted by TrekReichen on January 19, 2019

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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