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It's all a neverending series of actions,
not a means to an end,
but a door that leads to ten more.
When is it ever enough?
The coping mechanisms,
the workaholism,
the alcoholism,
the bursts of sensation-seeking that punctuate the robotic daily grind?
I'm half-human,
and each side is fighting the other, striving for reality versus perfection,
but you'll never see a hint of it on this dead doll's face

The Merry Wives of Windsor is one of William Shakespeare's plays, first published in 1602, and believed to have been written some time before that. It is a comedy about Sir John Falstaff, a character first introduced in the historical plays Henry IV Part 1 and Part 2.

In a tangent of the plots of the historical plays, Sir John Falstaff, the self-important and gluttonous character from those plays, visits the country town of…

There are four primary means of evaluating the strength of the two relative positions in a single game of chess:1 pawn structure, material, space, and initiative. I would argue that, while important to learn and essential to execute an opening, pawn structure empowers the triad of other characteristics rather than stands up an equal before them.…

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