Explain this paragraph from short story, "Be cool to the pizza dude by William Sydner Porter."In the big pizza wheel of life, sometimes you're the hot bubbly cheese and sometimes you're the burnt...

Explain this paragraph from short story, "Be cool to the pizza dude by William Sydner Porter.

"In the big pizza wheel of life, sometimes you're the hot bubbly cheese and sometimes you're the burnt crust. It's good to remember the fickle spinning of that wheel"

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Ever hear of the Buddhist Wheel of life and the Monster of Impermanence? If you click the link below, you can discover it for yourself. It's pretty cool.

The Wheel represents the essence of Buddhist thought and teaching. In it are the Four Great Truths: the presence of suffering in our lives, where this suffering comes from, how to work to prevent suffering, and how to liberate one's self from suffering. By study and practice, you learn that you are responsible for your every action and you can also learn how to take control of your daily life and be responsible for your existence.

One of the great lessons of the wheel is that it is forever turning, revealing new and ever-changing  aspects of the self and the world at large. Yes: "sometimes you're the hot bubbly cheese and sometimes you're the burnt crust." Trust in the fact that nothing ever stays as it is for long.

Pleas note: I have some problems with your question: 1) I have never heard of a William Sydner Porter.  2) However, William Sydner Porter is the real name of the short story master O.Henry, who lived from 1862 to 1910. 3) Your paragraph doesn't sound like something that someone who lived at the turn of the twentieth century would come up with. Pizza? Dude? Not likely.

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