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The Me Generation is learning it's in fact not all about them. Death is inevitable. Where else to turn? The government? Hollywood? Crystals? Facing mortality makes one humble and open to suggestion. The increase will only continue.

With due respect to your beliefs and values, I side here with Laplace (when asked by Napoleon why there was no reference to the almighty in his Celestial Mechanics:
"Sir, I have no need of that hypothesis."

If he had known about the various "cosmic coincidences" that fall under the rubric of cosmology's anthropic principle, he might have discovered that he needed the hypothesis after all!

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