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By Russ Kick

The appropriate citation can switch your existence. That compressed idea--expressed in precisely a couple of phrases, a sentence or two--can shift your pondering, set off an epiphany, adjust your means of seeing the area. The wisest, such a lot skilled, and so much considerate humans in background have left us those little thought-bombs. And this e-book collects them: striking, jolting, discomforting, and comforting insights into dwelling an entire, unbridled existence, wondering authority and fact, when it comes to fellow people, growing, risking, loving, residing with uncertainty, and staying sane in an insane world.

Poets, philosophers, scientists, musicians, artists, presidents, mystics, activists, teachers, and others rub shoulders, giving us the advantage of their well-deserved knowledge, breakthroughs, breakdowns, undesirable offerings, unexpected illuminations, and lightning wit. Sharing a few of life's most crucial classes are William Blake and Bruce Lee, Abraham Lincoln and Lorrie Moore, Fyodor Dostoevsky and Terence McKenna, René Magritte and St. Teresa of Avila, Zelda Fitzgerald and James Baldwin, and 1000s more.

smartly prepared into subject matters we ask yourself about, Flash Wisdom's rousing insights and demanding strategies will entice a person who's looking, a person who doesn't slot in, somebody who questions the best way issues are...which is to assert, we all

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These processes of electrogenesis and electroreception are not unknown in the animal kingdom, with many creatures such as electric eels, electric rays, sharks, and platypuses using this biological ability to both produce and receive electrical signals. Laboratory experiments have shown that alien electrical-impulse signals have a relatively short range. As air is a weak medium for conducting electrical signals, aliens must remain within close proximity to effectively communicate with each other without the aid of instruments.

For those of you who think this is all make-believe or just some elaborate hoax designed by bespectacled nerds to fill their time between Star Trek conventions, think again. Please answer the following important questions before proceeding any further with this book. ABDUCTION ASSESSMENT Have you ever: Had the feeling that you were being watched? Lost or misplaced common household items, such as TV remote controls, pens, or single socks? Seen unusual lights in the sky? Discovered mysterious scars on your body that you could not explain?

You are not the first to have a close encounter with aliens, and you will certainly not be the last. There are many others having these same experiences on a daily basis around the world. Seek their support. Although at first it may be difficult to accept, the sooner you acknowledge the reality of your experience, the sooner you will be able to start preparing for your next encounter, which will come sooner than you probably expect. It's only a matter of time. Statistics show that those people who see an alien spacecraft for the first time usually have a closer encounter within the next six to eight months.

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