Posted by Cathryn at ac89f744.ipt.aol.com on March 30, 2001 at 16:32:58:
In Reply to: Welcome aboard! And on Bartleby... posted by Darth Dobbin on March 30, 2001 at 16:23:56:
: I think the end "moral" of all these types of cautionary tales is the same-
: that the world, life, and all of the kint & caboodle may indeed be
: expressly UNFAIR, or at least uncomfortable... But that this unfairness
: does not allow you "give up." It's a prideful act to assume that YOUR
: specific suffering/burden/whatever is somehow more cumbersome, and less
: tolerable than anyone elses, and that when you abandon even the pretense of
: "carrying on," bad stuff goes down.
: Dunno. In any case, glad to see new, non-demented folk are coming in as well.
*attempts to post a reply for the second time* My bad, I'm inept.
Thank you so much! I hadn't thought of that angle at all. That's a great insight. =)
Also thanks for the welcome (I'll keep your advice in mind) and the link to the short story, which I'll definitely check out.
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