Essay Six: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by Rosa Lyster


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There are those of us who can tolerate social discomfort, and there are those of us that cannot.[1] The first group are strong and hardy; the second group are weak. The first group are powerful community wizards. The second group (of which I am a lifelong member) must find consolation in our belief that being “sensitive” is the same as being good. This is called making a virtue out of necessity. Please do not take it away from us.