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This mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain

But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness.

a trivial example
A trivial example

No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful.

Nor again is there anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but because occasionally circumstances occur in which toil and pain can procure him some great pleasure.

To take a trivial example, which of us ever undertakes laborious physical exercise, except to obtain some advantage from it?

A very bad quack might jinx zippy fowls

Blowzy red vixens fight for a quick jump. Joaquin Phoenix was gazed by MTV for luck. A wizard’s job is to vex chumps quickly in fog.

In the cable TV quiz show. Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes.

Alex Trebek’s fun TV quiz game. Woven silk pyjamas exchanged for blue quartz.

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him. Adjusting quiver and bow, killed the fox. My faxed joke won a pager in the cable TV quiz show. Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes.

Blowzy red vixens fight for a quick jump. Joaquin Phoenix was gazed by MTV for luck. A wizard’s job is to vex chumps quickly in fog.

In the cable TV quiz show. Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes.

Alex Trebek’s fun TV quiz game. Woven silk pyjamas exchanged for blue quartz.

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him. Adjusting quiver and bow, killed the fox. My faxed joke won a pager in the cable TV quiz show. Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes.