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I sit within the steaming waters of my hot tub, releasing the stress of teenage life and summoning pure relaxation. I focus my gaze on the stars above, watching them dance across the raven sky. As I heighten my concentration, my physical state seems to melt away. I understand then, in this euphoric moment, that I am the universe experiencing itself.
This experience, my transcension of the physical world, leaves me to ponder the most profound questions of humanity. Topics such as the origins of our universe, the purpose of life, the impact nature and nurture have on our behavior, altruism versus egoism, and free will all begin to cloud my thoughts. Yet I am able to connect to these thoughts on a substantial level, deeply analyzing

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