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    During this weeks discussion, the question, where does Turners Origin of the Universe put my story in the larger scheme of things, was posed.  It makes my story feel small. Not small in the way that it no longer has any real meaning, but small in scale.  My story becomes part of larger story, instead of the center of attention.  I was just telling one small story of how a human can make a change to better the quality of their life.

    My story differs quite a lot form Turners story in the way that his seems very factual and scientific while mine was more of a fantastic myth.  Turners story laid down the facts about different types of matter in the universe and about other theories relating to he creation and the shape of the universe. My story story was quite obviously not  factual story of what happened to a willow tree, it was in  a sense a metaphor.

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