if uniqueness is penultimate, then…

We assume more liberty will allow unique individuality to flourish.
But what if freedom primarily promotes libidinal fulfillment, which is entirely predictable and unoriginal?
What if, instead, uniqueness comes from neuroticism? What if repressive constriction, inane repetition, and no-win contradictions lead to novel differences?
Then liberal progress may not be the path to originality.


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