On worrying about the future
Nobody besides us will cry about it.

Weird vs. normal

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It’s weird

meaning / translation

That’s not how it’s supposed to be done.
People like us do it differently.
Almost all people do it differently.
We’ve always done it differently.
I’ve never met anyone who would do such thing.
I know only one person who does such thing.
I’ve never met anyone who would think like that.
I know only one person who thinks like that.
I don’t understand this behavior.
This is not how I would do it.
It’s new to me. I don’t like it.
It scares me.
I would never expect it.
I would never do it. I can’t imagine myself doing it.
This is not what we’d been taught.
This is not what our parents would do.

It’s normal

meaning / translation

That’s how it’s supposed to be done.
People like us do it this way.
Almost all people do it this way.
We’ve always done it this way.
Wherever I look I see people who do such things.
I know many people who do such things.
Wherever I look I see people who think like that.
I know many people who think like that.
I understand this behavior.
This is exactly how I would do it.
That’s not new to me. I like it.
It doesn’t scare me.
That’s precisely what I would expect.
I wouldn’t mind doing it. I can imagine myself doing it.
This is precisely what we’d been taught.
This is what our parents would do.