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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

From "Seven Point Eight: The First Chronicle" by Marie Harbon

End of science lecture....

“The use of powerful magnetic resonance is equivalent to obliteration in our dimension while the field is in operation and our delicate human minds are not ready for this.”

An Indian man, who had so far remained quiet now spoke up.  “When Oppenheimer watched the first atomic blast at Alamogordo, he said ‘if the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once in the sky that would be like the splendour of the Mighty One… I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds.”

Another man now spoke out loudly, clearly and confidently.  The Mediterranean skinned woman who had discussed the invisibility experiment turned to look and appeared to recognise the new speaker, although he did not acknowledge her.

“Dr Eldridge, I find your lecture and quantum physics fascinating.  May I pose a philosophical question?”

“I’m open to any question a person may wish to ask,” Paul replied, watching the woman who had just disclosed a top secret project to him begin to walk towards the door.

“These electromagnetic fields and quantum particles you spoke of, and even the ether… could they form the basis of the human soul?”

Now that was the question of the millennium.

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