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After a life-long quest for the profundities and meaning in life, he concluded: "My purpose is simple: to create a love of learning, and to make others, excited about their lives, healthier and happier as a result.
Now, profundities thrown at us in some banal attempt to soften a difficulty just suffered (which just gets us more resentful), have credence.
Those profundities bring to mind the response of the narrator in Randall Jarrell's Pictures from an Institution (1954) when an artist elucidates the methods and meanings behind her metal sculptures: "Some of what she said was technical, and you would have had to be a welder to appreciate it; the rest was aesthetic or generally philosophic, and to appreciate it you would have had to be an imbecile.
Dissonant and disturbing, the profundities and challenges of Beethoven's Grosse Fugue Op.
This novel--one of those "not for everybody" books--will speak to some readers in profundities beyond words.
Spare me Your kind platitudes Worn out cliches New profundities.