And if you can find any way out of our culture, then that's a trap too. Just wanting to get out of the trap reinforces the trap.
If one has never known freedom, it is easy to be blind to the gridirons composing one's cell.
I don't know what I am thinking. But I am alone. I am trapped in the net of the room. In the net of humans. I think maybe I am drowning in the net of humans.
We are not trapped by our thoughts. What we generally do, however, is create thoughts that trap us. (p.162)
Those who speak of progression but are afraid of change are self-repressed and therefore unable to reach any further than their eyes can already see.
I was mortified by the prospect of becoming hopelessly trapped in someone else's story.
We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.
Strange how things turn out. Two birds, one stone and all that.' McBlane chuckled at his own impromptu joke. 'But things have worked out for the best and now we all get to work together,' he said, and a smile spread across his face as easy as a politician's lie.