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Think of someone you know that seems pretty happy about life How would you describe their attitude Are they kidding themselves Are they ignoring the ugly truth about life thats right in front of their eyes and pretending that some happy fantasy world that exists only in their heads is real Well guess what That is exactly how every happy person in the world acts And the really strange thing is that its OK Because the reason that you are unhappy is that you have constructed a fantasy world just as complete and just as removed from the facts as the Pollyanna imaginings that you so despise in those happy people Reality is in fact neither good nor bad it is a very plastic inkblot sort of thing that can be bent and twisted in many directions depending on your beliefs WHAT you say What about THE TRUTH Well thats a complicated question and it gets into the meaning of life bit that we havent gotten to yet but suffice it to say that what is REALLY going on is so strange so complex and so far beyond our everyday understanding that it bears no relationship to what you think of as reality truth or reason Good and bad happy and sad these are notions that you are imposing on the world around you There is no such thing as Justice It is an illusion A myth A fairy tale Life really isnt fair The question is why do you think its supposed to be Who started that idea Job The people who tried to put a good face on beating people up by inventing the Queensbury Rules We dont know Justice sounds like a good idea because it sort of equalizes the pain I get hurt so you get hurt in return Well theres more ocean than land more roaches than roach motels and more salesmen than prophets Things just arent
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