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Alone in the Tropics on Zero Shadow Day

The honest responsion is the best responsion, and far as I am concerned, conversation skills trump brutal honesty without sacrificing quality of the communication the or an animal! What's your approach to the ideal conversation?

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Alone in the Tropics on Zero Shadow Day

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

- Plutarch (46-120 AD)

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What's a Shadow? Is it a planksip Möbius??

What's a Shadow?

Alone in the Tropics on Zero Shadow Day

Inspired by Plutarch (46-120 AD)'s quote, "I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better." The titled responsion is "Alone in the Tropics on Zero Shadow Day". What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

Plutarch - planksip
Plutarch was a Greek biographer and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia. Plutarch’s surviving works were written in Greek, but intended for both Greek and Roman readers.
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The honest responsion is the best responsion, and far as I am concerned,  conversation skills trump brutal honesty without sacrificing quality of the communication the or an animal! What's your approach to the ideal conversation?

Misplaced Modesty

Inspired by Michelangelo (1475-1564)'s quote, "The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.". The titled responsion is "The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection." What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

Except on Zero Shadow Day

Inspired by E. M. Forster (1879-1970)'s quote, "We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.". The titled responsion is...

Edward M. Forster - planksip
Edward Morgan Forster was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. Many of his novels examined class difference and hypocrisy in early 20th-century British society, notably...
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The mid-afternoon drift of meaning towards the equinox and palindrome of noon is uniquely shadow-less in a dramatic display of animated surreal reality. Zero shadow day happens twice in a year for the places between +23.5 and -23.5 degrees of latitude. Rhetorical positions have a dark side and yet the essence of convincing speech should be taken as an apologetic of sorts, to reconcile the abstract with the ideal reality. As a listener, your responsibility is measured in your ability to respond and the action potentials that follow the very definition of understanding. Ah-ha, you may say in silent wonder worthy of further doubt and a continuation of counterfactual reasoning. For the skeptical version thereof, the insinuation of bad acting is a travesty. Intentions matter!

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What's a Shadow? Is it a planksip Möbius??

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