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Programming, reading, having conversations with friends and learning new skills are the favorite parts of my life!

Future ambitions include hiking, having a pet and making music!
I'm always interested in talking to people and solving problems.

And to anyone reading this, have a fantastic day ahead of you!

Although I initially found it difficult to comprehend I loved A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens by the end. Would recommend!

Just started reading A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens and I don't understand this prose. Is this supposed to happen?

and that this should only be done in Insert mode, otherwise it doesn't paste properly.

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Today I Learned

To copy and paste using the system clipboard in TMUX you do a

CTRL+SHIFT+ C/V

All the days I've spent manually copy pasting with the mouse are gone finally!

When you want to gladden your heart, think of the good qualities of those around you; the energy of one, the modesty of another, the generosity of a third. For there is nothing more heartening than the images of the virtues shining forth in the characters of those around us

Marcus Aurelius

Haikyuu is awesome! I love it so damn much.

Been running into some NGINX issues since the past week. Anyone here who's familiar with it?

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius might just personally be the most important book I've had the pleasure of reading.

Your reason and your passion are the rudder and the sails of your seafaring soul.
If either your sails or your rudder be broken, you can but toss and drift, or else be held at a standstill in mid-seas.
For reason, ruling alone, is a force confining and passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction.

- Excerpt from Kahlil Gibran's "On Reason and Passion"

Found some time to refactor my To Read books page, similar book recommendations are much appreciated.

awalvie.me/to_read.html

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I’m reading Essentialism and I found one of the reasons I stopped coming to merveilles so often. This is an amazing community full of wonderful people, and a source of inspiration of all kinds. I consider myself lucky to be a part of it and contribute to it.

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Looking for book recommendations to coherently build lines of thought and reason and think effectively. I'm notoriously bad at thinking things through and would like to improve that.

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Merveilles, give me some cool desktop wallpapers! go! (min 1920x1080) <3

I didn't know such a perfect summary existed for my gripe with modern schooling, especially in India.

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