Ask @AnDorchadas:

If you had a choice to either feel no fear or feel no pain for the rest of your life, which would you choose?

Fear. Pain is more useful and it’s *extremely* easy to do permanent damage to yourself if you can’t feel pain. I think most of the time, my reason could check me in place of fear

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Should people depend on happiness that depends on other things to exist? Is there anything not dependable in this world (that doesn't depend on other things)?

There is no choice but to. We are social creatures, and while it’s important to have some source of internal validation, we call people who never need external validation “sociopaths.”

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What small gesture from a stranger made a big impact on you?

When I first moved to japan, we were walking outside during the rainy season. There was a sudden storm and we were standing on a street corner like drowned rats. A man came out of a convenience store, handed us an umbrella, waved off our attempt to pay, and went back into the store

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