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Race Result Details

Racer Jazer Zayas (jkpz10)
Race Number 468
Date Fri, 14 Feb 2020 10:00:52 +0000
Speed 99 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 100.0%
Rank 1st place (out of 4)

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If there were life after death, I might, no matter when I die, satisfy most of these deep curiosities and longings. But if death is nothing more than an endless dreamless sleep, this is a forlorn hope. Maybe this perspective has given me a little extra motivation to stay alive. The world is so exquisite, with so much love and moral depth, that there is no reason to deceive ourselves with pretty stories for which there's little good evidence. Far better, it seems to me, in our vulnerability, is to look Death in the eye and to be grateful every day for the brief but magnificent opportunity that life provides.
Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium (book) by Carl Sagan (see stats)

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