Things That Don’t Follow

“Congruence is when the two selves fit harmoniously, when a person’s idealized self is congruent with their actual behavior.”

  • Grayson Perry (1960 — ), “The Descent of Man

It all started with a loose interior headliner. You know, that part of the car that, upon looking up at the dome light in the rough center of many vehicles, you see. It covers the perhaps unsightly parts that lie beneath, much as the integument covers the innards of the human body.