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Racer Teru (vuttar)
Race Number 5601
Date Tue, 22 Sep 2020 04:54:23 +0000
Speed 134 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 98.4%
Rank 2nd place (out of 5)
Opponents daddydaddydo (3rd place) reazor123 (5th place) steveleeb (4th place) vfctyrant (1st place)

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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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