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But I must explain to you how this erroneous notion of hating pleasure and praising suffering came to be, and I will give you a full explanation of the system, as well as expound the genuine teachings of the great explorer of truth and master-builder of human happiness.

No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure because it is pleasurable; rather, those who do not know how to pursue pleasure logically face tremendously severe repercussions. There is no one who loves, chases, or desires pain for the sake of pain, but rather because situations arise from time to time in which toil and agony might bring him enormous pleasure.

To take a simple example, who among us ever engages in strenuous physical activity unless we expect to benefit from it? But who are we to judge a man who chooses to enjoy a pleasure that has no negative implications, or who avoids a pain that has no positive outcomes?