Shyness cannot be cured. Nor should it.

by thewheatandthechaff


A shy Yves Saint Laurent is pushed onstage to be acclaimed for his Spring-Summer collection, Paris, January 1986. Photo by Abbas/Magnum

In an essay for Aeon, cultural historian Joe Moran says that shyness is part of being human. Without it, the world would be a more insipid and less creative place.