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Thin Places, Where We Glimpse Other Realities

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There are places in the world where the walls of reality seem weak and another dimension seems nearer and clearer than usual, leaving you without words. Perhaps you’ve had that experience on top of a mountain, or at the edge of the Grand Canyon, or looking up in a medieval cathedral. There’s a poetic term for such locales: thin places. Writer Eric Weiner describes them as places where “the distance between heaven and earth collapses and we’re able to catch glimpses of the divine, or the transcendent, or as I like to think of it, the Infinite Whatever.”  This is part of a complete episode.

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