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forceful and extreme and rigorous

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Being a microcosm himself, he discovers -- and it is a true discovery, and he is the man to make it -- that the world has been eating green apples; to his eyes, in fact, the globe itself is a great green apple, which there is danger awful to think of that the children of men will nibble before it is ripe; and straightway his drastic philanthropy seeks out the Esquimau and the Patagonian, and embraces the populous Indian and Chinese villages; and thus, by a few years of philanthropic activity, the powers in the meanwhile using him for their own ends, no doubt, he cures himself of his dyspepsia, the globe acquires a faint blush on one or both of its cheeks, as if it were beginning to be ripe, and life loses its crudity and is once more sweet and wholesome to live.
She has authored two books, "An American Nightmare - The Pitfalls of Homeownership" and her latest release, "Sometimes You Have to Take a Drastic Step to Turn Your Life Around," a compilation of stories from entrepreneurs who have taken life-changing drastic steps to make a difference in their lives.