‘You are the protagonist of the movie of your life. Everyone around you is the protagonist of their own movie. To them, you are at best a supporting player; at worst a bit part or even a nonentity. All the issues that seem personally so important to you might never even enter the mind of someone else. The world doesn’t revolve around you, you solipsistic c**t.’
We’ve all had that thought, eh? Or variations on it anyway. It’s a healthy thought. Good for empathy building, and perspective adjustment. But have you ever thought about it in terms of actual movies? Like how it would look if you retold a classic story from the perspective of another character in that story? Reddit has. They pondered that exact question just the other day in a thread that you can find here, and the highlights of which you can see below.
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