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Happier with Gretchen Rubin
Little Happier: How Eating a Second Ice-Cream Cone Can Be an Act of Obliger-Rebellion
Released Monday, 3rd August 2020
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In Karl Ove Knausgaard’s essay “Summer,” he perfectly describes an example of Obliger-rebellion that’s turned toward the self: he eats a second ice-cream cone in front of the envious eyes of his children.
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