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A QUESTION OF BALANCE

Are there two types of balance for humans? One concerning how a human balances itself and the other concerning a human balancing itself on something else? I’m guessing there is because I’ve come to the conclusion, regarding the second type of balance, that we are not all created equal.

Concerning balancing my own body on my own feet, I generally have no problem walking,

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