n. the smallest measurable unit of human connection, typically exchanged between passing strangers—a flirtatious glance, a sympathetic nod, a shared laugh about some odd coincidence—moments that are fleeting and random but still contain powerful emotional nutrients that can alleviate the symptoms of feeling alone.
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Although it is a gloomy view to suppose that life will die out, sometimes when I contemplate the things that people do with their lives, I think it is almost a consolation.
- Bertrand Russell (via setbabiesonfire
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