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  1. eternal recurrencenoun

    The belief or theory that all the events in cosmic history repeat in an endless cycle.

    Etymology: The concept dates from ancient times and was popularized by the philosopher Nietzsche (1844-1900).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eternal recurrence in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eternal recurrence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    • A. value
    • B. equity
    • C. integrity
    • D. bowel

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