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    It is an interesting and prophetic book. Orwell...

    It is an interesting and prophetic book. Orwell wasn't a great writer, but 1984 and his essays can teach you a lot. Of the ones I've read, my favorite is "Politics and the English language." If you...
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    If it feels like drudgery, try choosing the one...

    If it feels like drudgery, try choosing the one you like the most and forcing yourself to finish it no matter what. You could even read as little as 10 pages or so per day. After the task is done,...
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    Poll: The Odyssey is an "easier" read. I read a spanish...

    The Odyssey is an "easier" read. I read a spanish prose translation, and it seemed to me like a standard action-adventure novel. Ulysses is a really interesting character, while Achilles became...
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    Some people call Facebook, Instagram, etc., "necessary evils". They're evil all right, but I'm not quite sure about the necessary part. The only one I really dig is Twitter, but don't ask me why....
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    (When talking about a certain activity, mood, or...

    (When talking about a certain activity, mood, or other thing) -- is nice... You should try it sometime.
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    Thank you for your answer and your welcoming....

    Thank you for your answer and your welcoming. I've been visiting this site for a long time, but just recently decided to join. As you probably guessed already, English isn't my first language. That's...
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    This is a question I've given much thought to. I...

    This is a question I've given much thought to. I think that, where I live at least, most people are not lucky to have been born. In my case, I have most things I want, and I consider myself to have...
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