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"Peeling Back the Layers"

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What's Real for You?

So, like many people I’ve talked with, I’ve seen a couple of Netflix films recently that have gotten a lot of press. One of them is Roma, billed as a potential Oscar winner for best film, and given top ratings by many critics and also some viewers. I anticipated seeing it and, well, loving it. I didn’t. But this isn’t about movie reviews. It’s about perception. And why we make decisions about what we value in life.

I watched Roma with my brother. We both grew up as young children partially in an environment very similar to that depicted in the film, in a Latin country—minus all the dog excrement. The