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Cosmic bonds

My wife and I have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of emotional support this past week from many in our online social networks. What has surprised me is the depth of response from childhood friends that I haven’t seen for 25 years, as well as from those with whom I was never particularly close. These heartfelt sympathies were as profound as those from my own family, which made me wonder how was it that such bonds have endured over time and distance? What I realized is that like everything else in the universe, once bonds are formed between things, changes in one affect changes in the other. It’s called quantum entanglement and it links us in ways that we cannot easily perceive, but has an enduring effect on all of us. Continue reading

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