this is my monster bookmark, inspired by Tally’s treasury website about craft. I’m currently reading Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace. Psychology freaks, you will love it. This should be in your “to-read” list as any David Foster Wallace book anyways.
In reality, genuine epiphanies are extremely rare. In contemporary adult life maturation & acquiescence to reality are gradual processes. Modern usage usually deploys epiphany as a metaphor. It is usually only in dramatic representations, religious iconography, and the ‘magical thinking’ of children that insight is compressed to a sudden blinding flash