Summary : ' The Flies '

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Positivity’s Parasite Doubt; a word not many people seem to fully grasp. Many see it as hesitation’s equal; thinking about a choice carefully before making a decision. However, doubt digs deeper than that. Whereas hesitation puts the question of, “should I do this?” in the head, doubt puts the question of, “can I do this?” in the head; a much more vile and crippling question. Doubt is more sinister and dark than other words that bear negative connotations for many reasons, one of which being that doubt does not gather attention or praise. Doubt much prefers to sit on the sidelines inconspicuously, letting hate and disgust take the spotlight while he stealthily pulls the strings of…what exactly? Doubt’s motives are not entirely understood by many. Doubt is not as bold or brash as hatred, or as noxious or virulent as disgust. If doubt doesn’t act like other negative thoughts, what exactly does doubt do? Instead of introducing baleful thoughts, doubt prevents positive ideas from ever coming into reality. It is my understanding that doubt does not pull strings, but slashes them. Where hate would directly empowered itself, doubt would wither and disintegrate positivity, gaining power as positivity loses it. It is with this knowledge of doubt that I have constructed my own definition of it, the killer of dreams, the butcherer of success, and the drainer of confidence. The ways doubt interacts with the mind and soul is entirely unique. Doubt’s relationship with the mind

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