Don’t conflate common interests with character and shared core values

It’s not the biggest leap in the universe to think that because you’ve met somebody who shares similar interests to you that you also share similar values, but in practice, it’s an enormous leap that ignores the fact that a person could have a fundamentally different character and set of desires to you while still working in the same field, or enjoying the same shows, or enjoying the same hobbies and interests.
The leap in thinking comes from an underlying belief that you having these particular interests is linked to your values but let’s think about this for a moment:
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