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The “General Mattering” Test

Key to the idea of the AMS is that it's not just feeling unimportant (or low in mattering). These five items from the GMS (General Mattering Scale) show this nuanced difference. Rate yourself with the same scale as the AMS:

  1. How important are you to others?
  2. How much do others pay attention to you?
  3. How much would you be missed if you went away?
  4. How interested are others in what you have to say?
  5. How much do other people depend upon you?


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“An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.” - Thomas A. Edison

On mattering, not mattering, but, more importantly, anti mattering. Would we (still) wear the Invisibility Cloak if we knew we could never take it off again?

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