User:Robert Daoust

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I am interested in everything about "Suffering". I advocate the creation of algonomy, a new domain of work concerned extensively and exclusively with the knowledge and management of suffering. Hopefully, the project of algonomy will benefit from Wikipedia as a very busy knowledge place, and reciprocally Wikipedia will benefit from algonomy's encyclopedic viewpoint on suffering.

You may send me a message through email at mailto:info@algosphere.org, or by using the discussion tab here above.

Personal page : http://robert.algosphere.org

Algosphere page : http://algosphere.org

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2 July 2014

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