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If You've Ever Felt Like You're Not Unique Or Original, Watch This Video

Has everything already been done?

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The Dictionary Of Obscure Sorrows talk about vemödalen, or the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist, by showing 465 similar photos from 465 different photographers.

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"You are unique, but there are 7 billion others just as unique as you," the video begins.

Even though we're all different people with different viewpoints, we end up capturing the same sunsets, concerts and hot dog leg photos.

"Should it be a comfort that we're not so different?" the video asks.

Maybe it's cool that we align so perfectly to tell the same jokes or remake the same types of movies.

Perhaps it's just a collective unconscious thing.

But then again, "this too has been said many times before."

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