Sharpening your point until you miss it
There are two ways of wanting something; you can be broad, or you can be precise. It’s possible to be too broad or too precise.
There are many other words in the vast family of wanting: annoyance, anxiety, boredom, complaint, discomfort, dismay, displeasure, disquiet, distaste, exasperation, frustration, discouraged, disgruntled, distressed, and malcontent. I call the broad variety dissatisfied, and the precise kind, craving. Continue reading →