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July 16, 2019
‘You need to find out what the point of the book is,’ he said.
I have an unprovable belief that people present conceptual problems only when they are sure of their own footing; when they can lean into an argument.
‘What do you think the point is?’ I asked.
Avoidance is a childish response, defensive and slightly aggressive, but I was tired of this conversation and how he kept trying to lead me and give advice. And, if I react like a child, it is, strangely enough, to stop me reaching out and grabbing his throat to stop him talking.