Some think they were great or terrible people in their past lives. Given the demographics of humankind, the likelihood anyone was once Napoleon Bonaparte and not one of billions and billions of Chinese peasants is pretty slim, but then many cultures have some form of knighthood. What is the likelihood you were knighted in a past life?
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