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  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter I
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    • all, is a part. Others have been at no less pains to explain how such
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter IV
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    • pleasure and pain. This aggregation constitutes the world of pure
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter VI
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    • pain, that we live as individuals whose existence is not exhausted by
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter IX
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    • whether it gives me pleasure or pain.
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XIII
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    • maintains that life is full of misery and agony. Everywhere pain
    • picture Schopenhauer paints. He thinks of the foundation of the world
    • he hopes to discover whether there is more pain or more pleasure in
    • intoxication. Pain far outweighs pleasure in the world. No man, even
    • condition that He makes the pain in the world subserve a
    • world-purpose that is wise. But the pain of created beings is nothing
    • but God's pain itself, for the life of the world as a whole is
    • release from pain, and since all existence is pain, at release from
    • pain, a battle which ends with the annihilation of all existence. The
    • is that through the world He may free Himself from His infinite pain.
    • regarded “as a painful drawing-plaster which the All-One
    • applies to itself in order first to divert the inner pain outwards,
    • order to split up in them His infinite pain. The pain which each one
    • of us suffers is but a drop in the infinite ocean of God's pain
    • strives, failure causes pain. It is important here to observe that
    • pleasure and pain are attached only to the fulfilment or
    • be regarded as a pain. Hence, if we find that, in the very moment in
    • no ground for saying that pleasure had given birth to pain, because
    • for a fresh pleasure. I can speak of pain only when desire runs up
    • a pain caused by the previous pleasure until the means fail me to
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