‘How old were you when you realized you were… different?’
Logan opened his mouth, then smiled slyly, ‘What sort of different? Gay different, magic different, or just plain fucked-in-the-head-crazy different?’
Collin bit back a smile at Logan’s delivery, ‘Magic different.’
‘Ah,’ Logan said, ‘Pity, the other stories are a lot more fun.’
He got why Eleanor tried so hard to look different. Sort of. It was because she was different – because she wasn’t afraid to be.
You’re not like other girls, you know that, right?’ Ed asks.
‘I’ve been aware of the problem,’ I tell him.
And the geography of the thing–the geography of them–was completely and hopelessly wrong.
We are all daughters of God in various stages of construction.
There is nothing wrong being different. Being peculiar actually makes you stand out from others.
But I’ve learned now that your hard work and dedication will pay off, if you dare to be different. Because why would I want to be anything other than myself?
Don’t dare to be different, dare to be yourself – if that doesn’t make you different then something is wrong.
Oftentimes in a society when people of a certain type, whether individual or a group, are subconsciously portrayed by the media as abnormal, they also slowly, subconsciously become enemies of that society due to feelings of cultural guilt. Ultimately by this the inflated media is an enemy of its very own cause.
You are not superior to others and others are not superior to you. You are only different than others and others are only different than you!