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Life can be complex. Sometimes it helps to break it down to a mathematical formula.
A Formula For Life

If we could add up all joy
and subtract all the pain,
multiply it by love,
then times it again.

If we could square quiet times
and cube inner peace,
take the fourth root of worry,
all tension would cease.

If we could solve for compassion,
take the inverse of wrath,
we could solve many problems
just by doing the math.
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