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Science fictionA rather odd science fiction story Probably the best I can do is quote from the beginning First there is sort of an opening thought or introduction, Are the Spirit and the Flesh one and the same thing Or are they separate entities, dependent and at the same time independent of each other Perhaps some great Cosmic Law holds this secret But the one Universal Element that we can depend upon, apparently, is The Lucky Accident Next there is the actual beginning of the short stor Science fictionA rather odd science fiction story Probably the best I can do is quote from the beginning First there is sort of an opening thought or introduction, Are the Spirit and the Flesh one and the same thing Or are they separate entities, dependent and at the same time independent of each other Perhaps some great Cosmic Law holds this secret But the one Universal Element that we can depend upon, apparently, is The Lucky Accident Next there is the actual beginning of the short story, A warped instant in Space and two egos are separated from their bodies and lost in a lonely abyss I think, therefore I am That was the first thought I had Of course not in the same symbols, but with the same meaning I awakened, or came alive, or came into existence suddenly, at least my mental consciousness did Here am I, I thought, but what am I, why am I, where am I I have read a lot of science fiction but had never heard of John Foster West so I looked him up The following is from his obituary He graduated with a BA in English from UNC, Chapel Hill in 1947 and a MA in 1949 He taught English and creative writing for 42 years at three different colleges, Elon College, NC, Old Dominion College in Norfolk, VA and Appalachian State University ASU At ASU, along with teaching, he was writer and poet in residence and mentored hundreds of aspiring writers and poets throughout the years He is remembered as a North Carolina writer, poet, historian and activist for the preservation and ecology of his beloved mountains His first published book of poetry Up Ego was written while he was teaching at Elon College in 1951 In 1965, John received wide acclaim for his first novel, Time Was Other books were Appalachian Dawn, a sequel to Time Was, the Ballad of Tom Dula, and The Summer People In addition to varied contributions to magazines and other periodicals, books of poetry include This Proud Land, Wry Wine and High Noon at Pompeii This story is free fromand Project Gutenberg It was recommended by a Goodreads friend, Akabar (((READ BOOK))) ⇧ Cogito, Ergo Sum ☠ Are the Spirit and the Flesh one and the same thing Or are they separate entities, dependent and at the same time independent of each other Perhaps some great Cosmic Law holds this secret But the one Universal Element that we can depend upon, apparently, is The Lucky AccidentA warped instant in Space and two egos are separated from their bodies and lost in a lonely abyss