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Write about a society that values emotional skills (e.g. being able to disagree with someone without losing your temper) over physical skills (e.g. playing sports) or even mental skills (e.g. having a high IQ).
“The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” – Albert Camus
I’m going to lecture him so thoroughly he’ll wish I just punched people I’m mad at in the face.