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Jazzyraes ramblings. & The greatest irony of life is loving the right... The greatest irony of life is loving the right person at the wrong time, having the wrong person when the time is right and finding out you love someone after that person walks out from your life. Sometimes you think you’re already over a person but when you see them smile at you, you’ll suddenly realize that you’re just pretending to be over them just to ease the pain of knowing that they will never be yours again. For some, they think that letting go is one way of expressing how much you love the person. Most relationships tend to fail not because the absence of love; love is always present. It’s just that one was being loved too much and the other was being loved too little.
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SCHOPENHAUERS 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher. These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Carry your opponent's proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it. Answer the...Call To Adventure: How Many Plots are There? For a long time now scholars have sought an answer to this question and depending on where you look and who you ask, you’re likely to get an answer of anything from two to two hundred. There are conflicting responses to this question because a definitive answer does not actually exist. A lot of writers would even argue that it’s pointless to even ponder such a thing. It seems to make sense, though, to look at what people have had to say about the issue and for writers to make up their own minds. Two Plots A stranger comes to town.
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