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How to Write Something

1. come up with a problem which is that two things that can’t both be true seem to be true. EXAMPLE: I care about people more than animals but I spend money on dog food for my dog rather than giving that money to help people.
2.Write a paragraph explaining how that can be so.
3.Write a paragraph explaining why the first paragraph is absolutely wrong
4. Write a paragraph explaining how the previous paragraph depends upon an assumption.
5.Write a paragraph confessing that you have no reason to believe the assumption.
6.Cut all the paragraphs that don’t surprise you
7.Cut out most of the adjectives
8.Well-earned snack!
For fiction — do the same but invent characters and incidents that illustrate 2-6.

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