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The Flavor of Full

By D. Sager, published on Nov 23, 2011

... of want beckon for more fuel. At this point, there must be a resetting of my pleasure threshold. In this lies at least one purpose to feeling discomfort and pain.

Food never tastes so good as when I eat after going hungry for awhile. There is a proverb that states, “ A full soul hates even a honeycomb, but to the hungry, even a bitter thing is sweet”. If I always do only what feels good, I soon burn out trying to stoke the boundless appetites of my pleasure fire. When I do myself a favor and deny my appetites, I find that when I "eat" again it's all the more satisfying.

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Tags: appetites, reason for suffering, pleasure burn out

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