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Most of us would probably say that in life we seek peace, happiness, contentment, and tranquility.  Many of us, in fact spend a considerable effort avoiding conflict in our lives.  Someone yells at us and we walk away.  The IRS asks for more money, and we site a check, rather than call a lawyer.  Interestingly, the last thing we want in entertainment is peace and tranquility.  “I hated that movie!  Nothing happened!”  we might say.  Or after a football game that ends 64-0, we might confess that “I wish it would have been more of a contest.  I felt like leaving at halftime.” Continue reading