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Thoughts and Reflections upon Reading My 1000th Book

Several years ago, a friend who studies Eastern philosophy shared a parable about a monk who, after their death, awoke in a room covered wall-to-wall, floor to ceiling, with books. The monk went to a corner, reached to the top shelf, grabbed the first book, and opened to the first page. The monk sat with the book and upon finishing the last page, they returned the book to its place and grabbed the next one on the shelf. The monk continued until they had read all the books in the room. Only then were they allowed to move on to their next life.

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