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Greedy. Acquisitive.

December 29, 2011

How is it that we don’t have a better arsenal of words to express a hunger for enjoyment, a love of experience, a yearning for every little bit of life? Every synonym I can think of limits such interest to the material—and condemns it. Passion, enthusiasm–even these need objects.

How can one not want the solar system and beyond, or not desire to be overwhelmed by the sea and be fascinated by its creatures?

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