Every Gain There Is A Loss


A solitary snowy crystal slowly drifts and whirls towards the waiting ground below. Its graceful decent symbolizes so much; the first snowflake of winter, cold, solitude, gloom, sorrow, the beginning of the end. In an instant, it's crushed within the merciless death-grip of progression. In one fell swoop we have rid ourselves of the loneliness and ice. But at what expence? An important lesson that humankind fails to pay any attention to is just this; for , and we shouldn't try to control all that is natural.
Man's dream of a perfect world is devoid of any unhappiness or pain, filled with laughter and peace and well-being. But that world cannot exist. For, without tears, we may not ...

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in order to keep peace and avoid conflict. After dinner, families are forced to discuss their feeling with another and not allowed to keep any secrets. But this boy, Jonas, realizes just how shallow these people are. They claim anger, but have never felt the blood-boiling rage of a fatal injustice. They profess sorrow, but have never lost anything dear to them. Indeed, they've never been endeared to anyone or anything. Such a bland society isn't really living. They're existing, but without emotions or struggles, there's no meaning to that existence. At one point, Jonas confronted his parents, asking what we consider a most simple question; "Do you love me?" They were unable to answer. They beat around the bush and avoided answering the question directly. Because they cannot comprehend love, therefore it makes them uncormfortalbe. Although this society may have believed it was perfect, it wasn't. Not just in the fact that it wasn't alive, but because in their decision ...

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