there is no spoon

there is no spoon

cliché The current problem or difficulty is only a figment of one's imagination. A quote from the 1999 film The Matrix, in which one of the characters demonstrates that he and everyone else are in a computer simulation by bending a spoon with his mind, explaining that he can only do so because he realizes that it is not really there. We are often held back from pursuing our dreams because of our own fears of inability or failure. It's only when you accept that there is no spoon that you'll start challenging yourself to achieve more in life. This is all just a social construct we create and uphold together. Well, I refuse to participate. There is no spoon, man!
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