I’ve often wondered how our traits are chosen. Genetics play their part, of course, but it seems some things are no accident. I like to imagine that there’s a trait chef in a trait kitchen being filmed on an episode of Chopped. He combines his ingredients to make a new concoction. Once the traits are fried, sautéed, and stirred all about, the chef serves his plat du jour to the judge who chews on a bite for a long time, contemplating. After a few seconds she breaks the silence. “You have made an interesting choice in ingredients. I can definitely taste the constant jealousy, and there’s a hint of an over-achiever. Your use of misunderstood and social ineptitude is pleasant, but the cynicism is over-powering. The dish has good intentions, but overall it is quite plain. Needs some work.”


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