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The French Word For Stop is Almost a Virtue

By definition, arête is a sharp mountain ridge. As a virtue, Arete means excellence and living up to one's full potential. As you can see the arrêt meme stops traffic in her French tracks.

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The French Word For Stop is Almost a Virtue

The meaning of life is that it stops.

- Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

Arret French Stop Sign Courtesy of planksip

Arret French Stop Sign Courtesy of planksip

The French Word For Stop is Almost a Virtue

Inspired by Franz Kafka (1883-1924)'s quote, "The meaning of life is that it stops.". The titled responsion is

By definition, arête is a sharp mountain ridge. As a virtue, Arete means excellence and living up to one's full potential. As you can see the arrêt meme stops traffic in her French tracks. These slight variations in spelling hold no compelling correlative value beyond the oddity of a mnemonic worth remembering. Stop and think for a moment, does the moral line you walk in life have a slippery slope on either side? Not all mountainous terrains end at a peak. 


Franz Kafka

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