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You never see the same body twice

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus believed in a world of perpetual change, of eternal 'becoming'. He made the interesting observation, 'you cannot step into the same river twice', because the river is constantly flowing. Likewise, if we could see the body the way it really is, we would never see the same body twice. Far from being solid mass like a sculpture, the body is in a state of constant change like the river. The skeleton, for instance, may seem solid, ye the bone we have today were not there three months ago. Cells of the body are constantly being replaced. We make a new liver every six weeks, a new skin every month, and a new stomach lining every four days. In fact, ninety-eight percent of the atoms in our body were not there a year ago. So the body we can see and touch is, in reality, a stream of energy.
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