This hurts me more than it hurts you! — Really? Well, yes, and here’s why.

All other uses for this axiom aside, the premise here is a metaphysical one, that’s to say, what others make us feel, is only an indication of what they themselves feel. And the same is true for ourselves (which is important to remember). The good news, though, is that this applies to positive sensations as well as negative ones.

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