you’re pretending to be

I noticed how people played at being executives while actually holding executive positions… You maintain a shifting distance between yourself and your job. There’s a sort of self-conscious space, a  sense of formal play that is a sort of arrested panic, and maybe you show it in a forced gesture or a ritual clearing of the throat… but it’s not that you’re pretending to be someone else. You’re pretending to be exactly who you are.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

website by hamiltro