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Old 05-16-2014, 08:21 AM   #196
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I just googled for advice on explaining transitive vs intransitive verbs because it has been a while since I've thought about it, and what do you know, the concept I was looking to explain already has a name: intransitive gratitude

It's like how people feel grateful for Billy Corgan's music even though he didn't give it to them specifically.

I feel grateful that I can be nourished by the flesh of a dead animal. And I feel regret that it had to die for me to receive that specific type of nourishment.

 
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