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Apr 22, 2003

"I'm a speck, an atom. Everything physical is an illusion, but it's there to guide us or test us or deter us. Our job is to navigate through this world while understanding the only thing that matters is the state of our soul, and that's very hard because I'm in the entertainment business, which is completely based on illusion and physical things. Any success I have is a manifestation of God. It's my ego that wants to claim ownership. It's hubris, arrogance and greed." --Madonna

She has sold 143 million albums but now this mother of two children is on a quest to find the meaning of life! She's publishing a series of kiddie storybooks, working with scientists who have discovered how to neutralize radiation and plotting to make a documentary about Kabbalah, a religious philosophy based on Jewish mysticism. And she says her songs are about "letting go of illusions and thinking about how we can change the world." Meet Madonna.

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