No escape is when you enter the Hetalia hetalia fandom. There is no escape and it may be all fun and games at the start, but it is the definition of no escape.
'Damn I'm stuck in the Hetalia fandom'- person A

'That's a true no escape moment, good luck lmao.'- person B
by Hetalian_Hell November 27, 2019
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The ability to escape from reality to a world of fantasy.
Most of the world's great pieces of art, from music to film and paintings, all come from the artist's fantasies.
Escapism is the best way to leave your own life behind, and become king of your own little world.
by AFantasist February 1, 2011
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Originating in the time of Confucius and closely linked with Taoism, it includes all activities, hobbies, and moments (for example, self-realizations and other forms of enlightenment) that induces a state of detachment, euphoria, occasionally memory loss, and can also often leads to adventure.
Escapeism can also be defined as a philosophy or "way" of life. The Escapeist philosophy can be defined in four parts (all of which have infinite potential to combine to fit each individuals' path):
1. The inclination to break free from confinement or control.
2. The ability to successfully avoid dangerous or unpleasant things.
3. A mastering of the art of escape to somewhere or from somewhere through certain rituals or activities specific to each individual.
4. A partiality to or impulse for temporary distraction from reality or routine.

Escapeism is not a religion, it does not involve any kind of deity, but rather a path of life and/or state of mind which exists as means of promoting compelling experiences which allow the individual to enjoy a transient, yet genuine and fulfilling euphoria.
The most common practiced form of Escapeism is often tied in with what sociologists would label "deviant behavior."

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Something we all crave, but can never truly find. The closest we can get to escape is lighting up some good weed and just trying to forget all our problems in this hell we call life, but still we can never truly find it
I'm gonna try to escape my problems with some good dope
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Escapings - noun - Pubic hairs that escape the confines of a girl's swimsuit. Unlike strays, which are missed shavings, escapings are evidence of no shaving whatsoever; they are the escapings of a very full bush.
Dude 1: Dude, did you see Sisi's escapings down at the beach earlier today?

Dude 2: Yes. Full bush with a bikini is not a good look.
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An addiction to doing things that make you forget the world. Someone that is a victim of escapism is often found in self denial about things in life, becuase they find it unbearable to face the world. A victim of escapism usually has bad grades, daydreams way to often and has major mood swings. They also have trust issues and are secretly wishing they were dead. escape suicidesuicidal lonely sad emo alone
"i think that girl over there is a victim of escapism" "im trapped in the addiction of escapsim"
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(1.) The pursuit we owe to ourselves and the world.

Everyone is a prisoner of something. Current physical circumstances. Past trauma. A limit of belief or imagination. An insecurity. A lie we believe. A truth we ignore. A fear of failure. A voice in our heads that dictates what we can and cannot do. Expectations of family or society. Disability. Chronic Illness. Addiction. Grief. Shame. A general world weariness or exhaustion. A locked idea that the world we've known is the only world there is, or ever could be.

We praise the P.O.W. who escapes an enemy/internment camp. We praise the addict who escapes their addiction and chooses sobriety. But in so many other contexts escape is considered juvenile, a product of weakness or immaturity. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

(2.) To imagine something better for yourself or the world in a fictional setting, until you have the courage or ability to make it real.

No P.O.W. escapes an internment camp without imagining a vision of freedom powerful enough it spits in the face of their current tortured and starved reality. Equally so, an addict who imagines a reality in which they are sober, is often imagining something they think is impossible.

Escape gives us permission to think limitlessly, even when we think everything in our life limits us. Because it doesn't ask what's likely or possible, or what the odds are. It just asks, "What would your reality look like if you had it your Way?"
Nobody who ever dared to dream the impossible, and made it real, started off thinking it could happen.

Escape is the birthplace of the things we dare to dream.
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