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The Doppelgangers

A sci-fi premise, perhaps.
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Imagine all the stars out there with planets, and all the planets that fall into the Goldilocks zone and all the ones that look somewhat like earth...

In the known Universe there are now a confirmed 989,721,694 very near earth-like planets (VNELPs). 95% of them have suffered a human history close enough to ours to single out events analogous to the Jesus, the Holocaust, The Beatles, and the Macarena.

Each of us has somewhere between 5 and 1000 self- similar beings on these planets. With the right combination of hypnotic factors, humans on earth are now able to briefly exchange consciousnesses with these individuals, thus achieving FTL travel. This is their story...

daseva, Mar 29 2010

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