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  1. Sep 2018
    1. “A bloke threatened to punch me in Edinburgh last year. He said, ‘I bought my girlfriend and her best friend tickets to your show. She came back and dumped me and said, ‘Ask Sloss’, so what the f***?’”

      Breaking away from what is expected of us can be painful and almost dangerous. Rhetoric against the norm can cause others to get mad at you in addition to the ordinary problems it will cause.

    2. we are left feeling as though to feel complete, we need a partner. And to conform, many of us end up with the wrong person, Sloss explains.

      Society, or our interpretations of it, hold our happiness hostage and make us seek out someone. This compulsive need is unhealthy, potentially like other types of conformity to one-size-fits-all standards.

    3. ou are not with someone, you are broken. If you are not with someone, you are incomplete. If you are not with someone, you are not whole.'

      Rhetorical mechanism making people afraid of being alone more than they have to be.

    4. “All I’m doing is asking you uncomfortable questions that you don’t have the courage to ask yourself,” he says. Advertisement

      Theme of Conformity: People cannot ask themselves to question norms themselves, so it takes someone courageous to ask them to do so.