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 work on better publicity. A different issue was me thinking of myself
 as <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/the-eternal-jew/">The
 Eternal Jew</a>, i.e: a profile, or a “god” in the stock exchange of the
-Gods, which was an unhealthy tendency that I finally put to rest
+gods, which was an unhealthy tendency that I finally put to rest
 in <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/Selina-Mandrake/ongoing-text.html#from-dispeller-to-selina">a scene</a> of my screenplay,
 <i>Selina Mandrake - The Slayer</i> (thanks to the wonderful protagonist
 there). Finally, yet another problem was that I have not
 all of them, with an exception in
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/TheEnemy/"><i>The
 Enemy and How I Helped to Fight it</i></a>, ended up alive at the end of
-the stories and happier than ever.). However, all this suffering was secondary
+the stories and happier than ever. However, all this suffering was secondary
 to my own which involved
 <a
 href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/psychology/hypomanias/">hypomanias</a>, and even some <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mania">Manias</a>, which
 <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bipolar_disorder">Bipolar disorder</a>.
 I have already attended one
 <a href="http://www.olamot-con.org.il/2013/">Science Fiction and Fantasy
-Conference</a> in Tel Aviv, and it was a great and colourful experience,
+Conference</a> in Tel Aviv, and it was a wonderful and colourful experience,
 and also proved a catalyst for coming up with the idea of
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/Summerschool-at-the-NSA/">a
 screenplay I have written</a>. I want to do stuff like that more often
 The ex-Member of the Organisation from
 my first real novella
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/TheEnemy/"><i>The Enemy</i></a>,
-who was full of mathematical logic and was practically non-human. To
+who was full of mathematical logic and was practically inhuman.
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 <li>
 <p>
-The Friends cast” in
+The Friends in
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/TOWTF/">“The
 One with the Fountainhead”</a> who were happy to play the characters from
 Ayn Rand’s novel
 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fountainhead"><i>The
 Fountainhead</i></a> while parodying and modernising it along the way.
-They typically signified my growing interest in romantic relationships.
+They signified what I was unhappy about the Fountainhead and also my growing
+interest in romantic relationships.
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 <p>
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/human-hacking/"><i>The
 Human Hacking Field Guide</i></a> brings us Erisa→Eve, the sexy,
-mysterious, insurgent, typical “bad girl” antagonist, who after becoming
+mysterious, insurgent, and typical “bad girl” antagonist, who after becoming
 less of a rebel without a cause, and at the age
 of 18 felt like she can write her own replacement for
 <i>In Search of Lost Time</i>, and publish it, and it would be
 <p>
 From
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/Star-Trek/We-the-Living-Dead/">Star
-Trek: “We, the Living Dead”</a>, we find such characters as Q, Q2,
+Trek: “We, the Living Dead”</a>, we find such characters as Q, my own Q2,
 Jadzia Dax, and my own
 <a href="http://stexpanded.wikia.com/wiki/Katie_Jacobson">Katie Jacobson</a>,
 who face a mishmash of <i>Star Trek: Deep Space Nine</i>,
 During this period, I have also started writing
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/humanity/"><i>Humanity</i> -
 The Movie</a>, which aims to be a parody of Humanity and modern life in
-particular, and which I originally imagined as being written and films
+particular, and which I originally imagined as being written and filmed
 by a <a href="http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Bajoran">Bajoran</a>
-extraterrestrial who arrived at Earth, also during my “Great Mania”,
-and <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/Pope/"><i>The Pope Died
+extraterrestrial who arrived at Earth, also during my “Great Mania”.
+I also began writing
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/Pope/"><i>The Pope Died
 on Sunday</i></a>, which tells the story of an atheist female graphic
 designer (and a software developer by training) in Milwaukee,
 during the summer of the
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 <p>
-Anyway, right now, I feel like I have reached a greater
+Anyway, right now, I feel like I have reached some greater
 and greater enlightenment and am more capable of handling life’s
-problems as I run into them. Cheers, and have a great 5 May day.
+problems as I run into them. I have been realised more that
+<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_helps_those_who_help_themselves">the
+gods help them that help themselves</a>, that I should be happy of what I
+am and proud of it, and that the people around me can often be dicks. I also
+realise now that my policy for honesty got me in a lot of trouble, because
+people don't want to face the
+<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant_in_the_room">Elephants in
+the room</a>, but that I should still try to be more tactful in the future.
+</p>
+
+<p>
+Cheers, and have a great 5 May day.
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