Title text: I didn't understand what you meant. I still don't. But I'll figure it out soon!
The phrase "let's be honest here—" is often used to soften a statement that might otherwise seem crass. Before Cueball can finish his sentence, he is interrupted by his friend, who takes the opportunity to honestly state his deepest feelings.
It is possible that Cueball's friend's last response, "Sorry," (which is on response to Cueball saying, "Too honest. Scale it back.") is insincere as a way of scaling his honesty back by not being honest in his next statement.
The human condition is essentially terrifying, having to try to keep up appearances all the time.
The title text could be a reference to angst, a word used in English to describe an intense feeling of panic — but the friend of Cueball proposes to work on a better understanding on his own fears.
Randall has mentioned having ADD, such as in 1106: ADD. People with neurological or psychological problems such as ADD often express having trouble with things in everyday life that other people seem to find easy.
- [Two Cueballs are walking.]
- Cueball: I mean, let's be honest here-
- Friend: Ok.
- [The friend is talking with his palm out.]
- Friend: I don't understand why anything happens and I'm confused and scared and trying really hard all the time.
- [The two Cueballs look at each other.]
- Cueball: ...Too honest.
- Cueball: Scale it back.
- Friend: Sorry.
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