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- n. The ability to critically reflect on yourself and your relations from an external perspective.
Requesting this amount of self-distance from Americans in 2009 is, quite frankly, revolutionary.
And this tendency to self-distance was linked with lower levels of distress and blame.
To complement that, their bass player Stig Pedersen seems to have an abundance of self-distance, and I love it that he has decided to have only strings on his bass when he's playing.
"points forward to the devices of self-distance and doubt employed by later poets" (46), and that "poetic sensibility" did not so much express any truths for the poet but rather "covered the need for money" (47).