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When i was especially manic back in i think 2017 I was visualizing all human interaction in the social space, as series of negotiations, which were more concrete to me at that point than the physical.

It led to some rather amusing reflections**, but I still hold some of the insights i gained from that experience.

There's a whole dark web of human networking we typically don't exploit fully. We treat it as ancillary when not ignoring it entirely, and that's negotiation.

Everything is one. Even now, I'm selling you on the idea that everything is a negotiation, even - nay especially - the conveyance of ideas.

** At one point I found myself laughing hysterically at a laptop due to its continued insistence on existing despite all of the negotiations that had to take place between design, manufacture and purchase for it to be there, sitting on my bed. Yet there it was. I laughed.. It was hilarious. Each negotiation, each planning session so fungible. Anything can happen. Anything could turn that laptop into something else. Boss wore a cornflower blue tie instead of the usual red so they developed a gaming rig instead. Maybe I decided I was sick of laptops and bought a TV. Who knows? But there it was just sitting there, on my bed.
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