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Why do all world cultures respect the number 8 as a symbol of power and prosperity? According to Hindus in India, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity, Lakshmi, comes in 8 forms. Did you know that the Chinese government carefully chose the date of 08/08/2008 to bring good luck and success to the Beijing Olympics? Is it true that a license plate in Hong Kong sold for 2.3 million U.S. dollars- just because the license plate had a combination of the number 8 and other digits that represent abundant wealth? Have you ever noticed that Buddhists believe the path to enlightenment is eightfold? And, have you ever wondered why exactly 8 people were saved by Noah's Ark according to the bible? Why does the Jewish faith celebrate Chanukah for exactly 8 nights? And why are Jewish male children circumcised only on the 8th day after birth? Did you know that science is also filled with examples of 8's power? Exactly 8 nucleons make a complete shell within an atomic nucleus. How many electrons reside in a shell? The answer is 8. Eight is the largest number in the Fibonacci sequence according to mathematics. How many different blood types do we have total as human beings? You guessed it! The unique and ubiquitous power of 8 is woven into the fabric that binds our civilization together across disciplines of science, religion, and world literature. In a world that is constantly at odds over our differences, why not take a moment to consider what we share in common as human beings living on this planet together? Backed by popular demand, the 8 book has already been published in 7 languages (soon to be 8!) The author is an innovator who crafted the first book ever published into the following format: 8 short chapters with 8 sentences in each. Every sentence contains exactly 8 words! Thank you for joining us as we continue on our infinite pursuit of knowledge about what binds us and unites us together. You are hereby invited to embrace the energy of 8 and just enjoy the ride while reading this amazing book!