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Today’s Question by Aart Hilal

Author: Paulo Coelho

According to your experiences, twenty per cent of customers go to a brothel to talk. Do you understand this?

As a young man I often traveled forty-eight hours with the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires to see my idol Jorge Luis Borges. The person sitting next to me laid down his complete life confession because he knew that we would never see each other again. Such a mechanism exists with priests, psychoanalysts and prostitutes.

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