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In the Star Wars universe, the light side of the Force, also known as Ashla, was one of two methods of using the Force. It emphasized selflessness, living in the present, clearing the mind, letting go of the consciousness, acting on instinct, listening to the Force and following its will. In contrast, the Sith, who follow the Dark Side bend the Force to their will.

To successfully follow the will of the Force, Jedi are detached from certain emotions, whether positive or negative. The light side was to be used for knowledge and defense, and channeling it required a Jedi to be calm and at peace. Negative emotions such as anger, fear and jealousy were fuel for the dark side, which offered a quicker, seemingly easier path to great power. However, according to Yoda the dark side was not more powerful than the light side in and of itself, but was merely "quicker, easier, more seductive". To avoid the dark side’s lure, the Jedi developed a code emphasizing detachment and

I've been reading Ovid's Metamorphoses lately, and there's something so charming to me about these myths. I don't really know what I find so appealing about it. It's a bunch of ancient Roman myths about people transforming into animals or plants (or other things). Over and over and over. But I'm on book five or six and it has captivated my interest. I am invested.

I will say, it seems a little feministic comparative to other Roman works; although these male

The place where everything remains the same and one can watch the ships roll in, the tide roll away, rest one's bones, and/or just waste time.


"We will put no impediment in your way and we will be at dockside bidding you a farewell as you set off into the sunset."
-- Charles Lichenstein


The area immediately adjacent to a dock where goods and supplies can be stored before being put onto or after being taken off ships;

News for Noders

July 1: Canada Day.

July 4: America Day.

July 15: Side Quest 2024 ends.

July 25: Happy birthday TanisNikana!

July 26: Happy birthday teleny!


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June 3: Saint kevin's Day.

June 4: Aesop's Birthday.

June 11: TerribleAspect's birthday!

June 13: Serjeant's Muse's birthday!

June 16: Bloomsday.

June 19: Juneteenth.

June 20: Side Quest 2024 begins!

June 20: Summer solstice (northern hemisphere) and winter solstice (southern hemisphere).

June 21: nicolasstag's birthday!

June 23: AdamTheDewott's birthday!

June 23: weroland's birthday!

June 28: Tau Day.


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May 1: May day.

May 3: Happy birthday ImConfused!

May 4: May the Fourth be with you!

May 8: Happy birthday E2D2!

May 10: Happy birthday BIII!

May 12: Mother's day in the USA.

May 27: Memorial Day in the USA.


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April 1: The E2 Dadaism Quest starts today! Please show off your Dadaist chops with lots of fig inverted urinal.

April 1: The 2024 LieQuest has been cancelled.

April 12: Yuri's Night

April 22: Happy Earth Day, fellow earthlings!

April 23: Saint George's Day.

April 24: Happy birthday, Rancid_Pickle!


April 30: Walpurgis Night.

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March 14th: Pi day.

March 10th: Daylight saving time celebrated by many.

March 19th: The first equinox of the year.

March 31st: Happy birthday mad girl's love song!


Get ready for LieQuest 2024, starting on April 10th!


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