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Subject:  Re: swanning the boards... Date:  5/31/2007  6:26 PM
Author:  Matt1344 Number:  1480 of 5021

"It seems to me that most people develop sarcasm as a defensive mechanism that can quite easily get out of hand."

Hi LWW,

For me, in large part, it was a way to vent the anger I had inside but couldn't express safely. This was not a conscious choice at the time and becoming conscious gave me the opportunity to change. I recall reading J. Krishnamurti sometime later in the 70's and he wrote that a person does not need to do anything to change, they just have to see how they are. That seems to be what happened for me in this instance :-)

"Her brother tends to bring out the worst in her at times!"

lol

Regards, Ken
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