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    Slate Star Codex | 11/5/19 | 24 min
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    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      1 month ago

      Is this The Path to Enlightenment?! ;) :D :P

      “Master, until now I have lived an unexamined life. Going to temple every day, meditating, taking the drugs, doing the dances. But I longed for something more. In an old library, I found a book which claimed the ancients knew of a state known as samsara, and of a mystery called the Self. That those who master these mysteries gain strange powers. Using the technique of Greed, they can attain such perfect willpower that they can work eighty hour weeks for abusive bosses without quitting. Using the technique of Lust, they can reach such perfect focus that all their thoughts for months revolve around the same person.