The Opposite of the Snowflake

“The wish to escape, to run from danger, to seek solace at the mother’s side, is probably a universal human tendency. It is present in all people, male and female, old and young.”

David Gilmore

It seems like we live in a snowflakes world. What is a snowflake? For this article, I’ll define it as a person that gets offended easily, and that also believes that the world should have some…




Mountaineer, writer, Stoic, Gryffindor.

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Ricardo Guaderrama Caraveo

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Mountaineer, writer, Stoic, Gryffindor.

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