All around you, in every moment, you are surrounded by the most magical and mystical beings. They are too small, of course, for you to see as single individuals. But in groups you know them as the physical matter in your daily life. They form all of your physical life as you know it. Particles � who might be considered either atoms or portions of atoms � consciously view the vast spectrum of reality, yet also have a sense of personal memory like your own linear memory. These particles remember where they have been and what they have done in their infinitely long lives. Particles, then, have a unique and unusual perspective. In reading this book, understand that some of them will have similar points of view, but others will have quite extraordinary and unexpected points of view. Expect the unexpected!