(via) The always informative and thoughtful folks at The School of Life explain how our species’ occasional indulgence in fantasy is nothing to be ashamed of. It’s rather just a facet of being; to be expected as a matter of course.
“Every day, each one of us entertains, in the caverns of our minds, a host of secretly very enjoyable but deeply taboo ideas and scenarios. We fantasise about the downfall of rivals, sudden wealth and fame, reversing and accelerating time, eliminating colleagues, anticipating the stock market, the death of various people (even a few we’re meant to love) – and of course, of having sex with a huge variety of entirely inappropriate people in a plethora of highly forbidden or just pretty non-standard ways…”
Wrestling with polar bears and adopting penguins with broken wings for the win? Normal!