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  • We stare at our bright little squares when we walk. We sense and approximate the distances between people in the crowd. We feel our direction and prevent ourselves from walking into someone else.

    We may as well shut off our senses and concentrate on the bright little squares. Relax, and let them push us through our way.

    One day I stopped and took a photo of you. I looked funny.
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