This is amazing! I can't believe that I was doing research on this very topic just now and found this. I'm so elated that others can do it, too! I also thought "I was the only one." People thought I was freaky. I caught it early on, like 11 or 12.
I think it's interesting that we can do something that 99.99% of the world population can't. And that number is extremely conservative! More than that, I've noticed similarities in experiences...
So, what do we all have in common besides the obvious? Let's try to understand it more, maybe?
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