In this world, this culture, this economy, that thrives off of making us fragmented, making us dependent upon things and substances (other than water, food and sunlight), leaving us in constant search of validation — being whole all by yourself is a rare and tremendous act. Get into it. ...It’ll frighten people (and simultaneously attract people). Because it’ll force people around you to contend with their fragmentation. I know this from experience. But what’s the other option? Shrink? Never.