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Suffering, or pain in a broad sense, may be an experience of unpleasantness and aversion associated with the perception of harm or threat of harm in an individual. Suffering is the basic element that makes up the negative valence of affective phenomena. The opposite of suffering is pleasure or happiness.

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Buddhism really creates a new way of looking at things and releasing personal suffering through releasing personal desire, and this article really connects with many modern ideas in suffering, whether you're Buddhist or follow another religion.

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It will follow you forever, unless...

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Letting go of your desires.

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Pain leads to knowledge

Do not flinch from pain... the pain of questioning your cherished beliefs, for in questioning them you may learn that they are false or that they are true. And other types of knowledge; think of them yourself.

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All of these cute little posts on sussle become wearisome when one is suffering.

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