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April 08, 2018

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Roger

""[t]he truth about themselves, about us, about God" ... would ... make her experience the most extreme suffering, and thus drive her insane. ."

Another possible source is The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: the Total Perspective Vortex: "The prospective victim of the TPV is placed within a small chamber wherein is displayed a model of the entire universe - together with a microscopic dot bearing the legend "you are here". The sense of perspective thereby conveyed destroys the victim's mind; it was stated that the TPV is the only known means of crushing a man's soul."

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