By Stephanie McAfee
A Novella of Bugtussle, Mississippi
Back in Bugtussle, Mississippi, after her dating along with her ex-fianc? has fallen aside, Ace Jones is of course depressed. What's worse is that each time she leaves the home, she lands up in a few type of altercation. She can't aid yet wonder whether she's an fool magnet, or if she's the smart-mouth stirring issues up. Hoping for a bit peace of brain, Ace supplies in to the recommendation of her ally and is going to work out a therapist. yet she fast discovers that the line to nirvana isn't what it's cracked as much as be. And as Ace is going from one healing misadventure to a different, the plus-sized spitfire turns into extra made up our minds than ever to discover enlightenment—even if it ability bending herself right into a pretzel to do it.
Includes excerpts from Diary of a Mad fats woman, fortunately Ever Madder, and Down and Out in Bugtussle.
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A "unit" of extension that cannot be divided must be heterogeneous to the order of extension, whereas the one, in being both a number and a nonnumber, is (dialectically) homogeneous to the order of number. " This ambivalence returns—and with incalculable effects—in Pascal's second demonstration, in which he in turn must heal the break he has introduced between number and space by coming up with an "element" in the order of 28 D INTRODUCTION: ALLEGORIES OF REFERENCE number that would nevertheless be heterogeneous to the order of number just as the indivisible is heterogeneous to the order of space as extension.
But yet, if we would speak of things as they are, we must allow that all the art of rhetoric, besides order and clearness, all the artificial and figurative application of words eloquence hath invented, are for nothing else but to insinuate wrong ideas, move the passions, and thereby mislead the judgment, and so indeed are perfect cheat; and therefore however laudable or allowable oratory may render them in harangues and popular addresses, they are certainly, in all discourses that pretend to inform or instruct, wholly to be avoided and, where truth and knowledge are concerned, cannot but be thought a great fault either of the language or person that makes use of them.