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    On Nov 12, 2019 Mark David Vinzens wrote:

    The paradox of the human being is that it is nothing and everything at the same time. The Sufis say:„Youpresumeyouare a small entity, but withinyouis enfolded the entireUniverse.“ - we are the witnessesthroughwhichthe universe becomes aware of itself.We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.
    We are a small fragment, a drop in the cosmic ocean, and yet ... in a mysterious way, the whole ocean is present in the drop ...

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