From Fat Tailed and Happy …
I’m going to give some unvarnished, pure truth in this post.
People are not equal in terms of intelligence, social charisma, or life circumstances and the sooner you accept that you are really not that special, the better off you will be. The universe does not particularly care if you are successful, nor does it care that you are unhappy about your circumstances. The only person who DOES care is you.
I’ve seen my Twitter feed singed with the heat of discussions about what is and isn’t fair in the FIRE blogging world. What should be disclosed, who is an imposter because they had favorable life circumstances, who is more ‘real’, etc. Here’s the thing: life isn’t fair.