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  1. Oct 2020
    1. So the years pass, and repeat each other; so the same events revolve in the cycles of time. What will be the next adventures of the Moonstone? Who can tell?

      Not sure why but I was waiting until the very last moment for a plot twist, a more thrilling resolution I didn't see coming because I was mislead by the narrators/narrative. Considering that the book was a pioneer in its genre, it's undoubtedly incredible. But I guess the exposure to thousands of other plots that followed and built upon this one has fed my adrenaline-seeking mind and the need for a sophisticated deception.

  2. Oct 2017
    1. Because life is a contest, there can only be so many winners, and the winners receive big rewards. Get used to it. Get ready to compete.

      In todays society life satisfaction and happiness is presented in the form of a college degree, a powerful career, and the amount of money you have. It seems like the only way to make it in this world is to be robotic and follow the system. We have lost touch of what life should consist of. Todays youth are conditioned to follow the path of money and power instead of happiness. Kids should be kids, not robots.