Schwartz thought money would keep him safe and secure. So he sold himself out. And earned himself a huge windfall and feelings of guilt, shame, unworthiness.
Weng is now sure he has never made a mistake in his life. He thought he did once, but he was wrong of course.
Mr Einhardt is on stage preaching to a crowd. A live telecast of him is broadcasting on the screen. He has a terrible itch in his groin. And he agonizes over to scratch or not to scratch.
The more he thinks about it, the more it itches. The more it itches, the more he thinks about it.
The audience is frowning. They don’t know what he’s talking about.
When Linda heard that her 5 year-old son got into a fight again at the childcare centre, one part of her wanted to shake him and yell, “What is your problem!?” Another part of her wanted to hug him and say, “I will protect you!”
Linda did neither. She brought her son home, left him to the maid, plonked onto the bed and slept through the whole afternoon.