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March 01, 2006



"Off to the gym, and the chance to indulge myself in the dubious assumption that disciplining the body for the sake of health and vanity is a fundamentally virtuous activity."

No more dubious than the folks that give up coffee.

Mr. Bad

Hugo, isn't vanity a sin? If so, then you're in real trouble brother... ;)


It is indeed a sin -- some say closely related to the deadliest one, pride.

I am a very great sinner, very much in need of grace. My vanity causes me to oscillate between an excessive admiration for my own virtues, and a ruthless and obsessive criticism of my myriad perceived shortcomings. In any event, it's all a distraction from important spiritual work.


I'm feeling busy and underslept, but I'm resisting the temptation to go for the sodas.

I keep going on diet coke.

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