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If you ask me, all this Eat, Pray, Love business about having to search for your "true self" is all very well, but what if your true self turns out to be a complete dick? I once encountered my true self and, I'm telling you, I took one look at it, and thought: this is bad, bad news.

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If you see one white crow, then not all crows are black: if just one person returns from the dead, then there must be an afterlife.

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