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    Astronauts are extraordinary people.

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    They are selected for being remarkable in one way or another, then trained in extraordinary disciplines.

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    Then they visit space, and the experience - including the Overview Effect - alloys them, fixing that extraordinariness in them.

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    All of them that I have met possess a solidity, as if they are more dense or more real in consequence than everyone else.

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    I have the reaction that if I've chosen not to be an astronaut, I better find a very good path to extraordinariness of my own.

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    Put simply, they are Persons of Consequence: the positive aglaec-ness is obvious in them, and we are challenged to find our own.

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    Watch for a sense of their reality. It's Mission Impossible-grade peril. youtu.be/bxFdfk35_K0 Set against which... how was your day?:)

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