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So You Wanna De-Bog Yourself

Adam Mastroianni | Experimental History | 2nd January 2024

Being intellectually stuck is “the psychological equivalent of standing knee-deep in a fetid bog”. When this happens, it may feel like “a bespoke bog”, but in fact there are recurring patterns. This writer has names for them all. Perhaps you are “gutterballing”, or “hedgehogging”, “puppeteering” or “declining the dragon”. The silly names help with pulling yourself out, apparently (3,800 words)

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