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Eternal Recurrence or "See Ya In Another Life, Brotha"

At the start of this episode a number of shots show objects alluding to the Buddhist concept of Jivamala or Necklace of Pearls.

Circle of Shower Jets Symbolizing Necklace of Pearls

Partial Circle of Cherries in Blender Representing Pearls

Also highlighted are symbols of loops or cycles.

Dryer Drum Cycles Clothes

Desmond Cycles by Cycling the Cycle's Crank & Wheel

Needle Cycles in Groovy Loops

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