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Photo: Human Convention by StevenRoy Photo: Human Convention by StevenRoy
Do we wear our masks to hide who we are, or to show who we are? Is it only what's inside that counts, or is it more meaningful to put on a brave face for the world's benefit?

Am I who I am, who I want to be, who you think I am, or who you want me to be? Probably some crazy mix of them all... or probably none of the above.

Or maybe I'm just making up random crap here to try to sound more deep than I actually am right now. I call it "faux-losophy"!

...Or maybe I actually did say something. I dunno. I'm tired.

There is one thing I'm certain of, though: I like the title I came up with for this. It actually means two, possibly even three, things at once! I kinda have a fondness for subtle double-meanings like this. (As one of my characters put it, "Every word is a novel!")
a great representation of how we can identify with masks more than our physical selves, as more often than not our mortal forms do not fit the persona we endow ourselves with, and identify better with. it would be strange to see anthropomorphic animals with human masks, or from my point of view, ponies wearing human masks. to see things people identify with lusting to be the thing that those people are. i really did enjoy this and the chance to play the part of the philosopher. we are, at the end of the day, what we see ourselves as, but to the world we are what they label us, what the made us. and those things can be worlds apart. great show.
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