Greg Malouf believes that people identify with the drama that plays out in their lives, when the reality is that the drama is not real. Maleouf describes drama as bound up by illusion, based on perceptions, becoming personally defeating because of our lack of sophistication about our emotional lives. He writes that drama is not an illusion in that things aren’t actually happening to us, but a closer examination of all the things happening may show that a lot of them are not very important. Giving voice to everything creates a life of noise, creating the illusion of happenings, when we might actually have more time and fewer important events going on than we’d like to think.
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