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David Eagleman
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"In the afterlife you relive all your experiences, but this time with the events reshuffled into a new order: all the moments that share a quality are grouped together." (Chapter 1, p. 3).

"You cannot appreciate the destination without knowing the starting point; you cannot revel in the simplicity unless you remember the alternatives." (Chapter 4, p. 11).

"And just before before you lose your final human faculties, you painfully ponder what magnificent extraterrestrial creature, enthralled with the idea of finding a simpler life, chose in the last round to become a human." (Chapter 4, p. 12).

"Unlike the other animals, who experienced each day like the one before, Man cared, sought, yearned, erred, coveted, and ached - just like God Himself." (Chapter 6, p. 18).

"And God suddenly bolts up in His bed with a revelation: everything that creates itself upon the backs of smaller scales will by those same scales be consumed." (Chapter 11, p. 33).

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