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Meow, Meow, Meow

If you were to ask someone what sound a cat would make, chances are they’d respond with something that sounds similar to “meow.” One might argue that it’s because the way that cats vocalize is an observable phenomena that we can interpret slightly differently, but generally can come to a consensus upon. 

So when you come across something that is an observable phenomena but someone has a radically different interpretation, it then goes to show that it’s not about the facts, but the story that we tell ourselves about what happened. 

And if you jump to the conclusion that the other person is wrong, then you have to also hold the idea that you might be wrong as well. 

And when you hold the idea that you might be wrong, then you can start with a fresh, critical perspective about what actually happened, and start embracing the facts rather than the story in your head.

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