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Chapter 30: The Greatest Synthesis Ever

There are so many funny and strange questions which will have to wait - but a little laughter in the end will be good. It is the most healthy thing in the world. Just listen to it very silently; otherwise you will miss the point.

The little Toyota car comes to a sudden stop.

“Have you run out of petrol?” asks the girl sarcastically.

“No, of course not,” replies the young man.

“Then why have we stopped?” she says.

“Well,” he says, “you have probably noticed that we are parked in a quiet place in the forest miles from anywhere so I thought you might like a discussion about the hereafter.”

“That’s something new,” replies the girl. “What do you mean?”

“Simple,” says the man. “If you are not here after what I am here after, you will be here after I have gone.”

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