Everything You Know About The Road Less Traveled is Wrong

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You’ve likely heard a variation of these lines before:

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

It is the ending to the poem “The Road Not Taken” (no, it isn’t even titled “The Road Less Traveled”) by Robert Frost, and it is one of the most misinterpreted pieces of writing…