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Consider the pacific picture of Albert Einstein on a sailboat floating around for the last couple of years, featuring the following quote attributed to him:

"Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help…

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 Handle with Care: Why You Should Think Twice Before Sharing that Article

In today's world it's easy to share information. But that's no excuse for making no effort to ensure the info we pass along isn't bogus.

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