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theantidote:

Pleasure is not happiness. In fact the two are not even related emotions. The only thing they share is is that they are perceived positively. Pleasure is a bodily sensation. Happiness, joy, is a spiritual experience which transcends bodily pleasure.

Learn this at a young age and you will save yourself immeasurable pain.

(via panatmansam:)

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theparisreview:


You also say … well, you say a lot of things, don’t you… .

Congratulations to Vijay Seshadri for winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Read his poem “Interview,” from our Summer 2002 issue.

theparisreview:

You also say … well, you say a lot of things, don’t you… .

Congratulations to Vijay Seshadri for winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Read his poem “Interview,” from our Summer 2002 issue.