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 :. (therefore) taking drugs (or sex) to mask pathological anxiety while you are attempting to be the Captain of your own ship is like smashing all the compasses on board and then demanding your crew to find the way to new and exciting lands—and if they don’t they all will be thrown overboard (or not as the [enlightment] case may be: perhaps you will decide to give them back their compasses).

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