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Water No Get Enemy - Fela Kuti

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Water No Get Enemy - Fela Kuti

Water is the mother of all life, and is the chief ingredient of most of it. Without water, most living things die. We jellyfish are a shining example. The way we move and eat only works in water. Without the buoyancy of water, we would simply melt into the ground…

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Strike Gently - Big Inf feat. UFO Fev (AK Rockefeller remix)

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Strike Gently - Big Inf feat. UFO Fev (AK Rockefeller remix)

We jellyfish are masters of the art of subtlety.  When we hunt, we simply wait for our supper to come to us.  Our energy is expended on arriving in the right place at the right time.  Preparation and planning is the key.  Gauging the movements of the currents, smelling the morsels on the waves…

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My Own Private I Don't Know - Fascinator

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My Own Private I Don't Know - Fascinator

We jellyfish don't know anything.  You might think we'd be confused by this, but in fact the opposite is true.  There's great certainty in total emptiness.  We're never torn by indecision.  We never have to worry about what's right and what's wrong.  We can just go with the flow and let the waves wash over us…

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100 Days - Kaome

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100 Days - Kaome

We jellyfish often grow up on the bottom of the ocean.  There, as young little polyps, we are at the mercy of everything that crawls around and eats.  Many of us don't even make it to become proper adult jellyfish.  We have to stick together to survive. ..

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Palmwine - Mo'Believe

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Palmwine - Mo'Believe

We jellyfish like to party like any other creatures.  When the current is just right and there's an abundance of a favored food source, we join together in a big bloom.  It's nice to see your friends and neighbors enjoying themselves and forgetting their sea of troubles while reading the peaceful, soothing waves…

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Made for This - Elorah

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Made for This - Elorah

We jellyfish were made for eating little fishes. That's what we dream about. Though we aren't really capable of dreaming or spiritual experience in the sense that you might understand, we do have desires…

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Karma - Deep Watters & Mika Lett

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Karma - Deep Watters & Mika Lett

We all make mistakes in life. Even us jellyfish. Sometimes our mistakes end up hurting or inconveniencing others. We make a thoughtless move that feels like it's in our favor but has consequences that come back on us. Our little ill-gotten gains become catastrophic losses. Some call this karma…

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The Signifying Monkey - Johnny Otis feat. Shuggie Otis

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The Signifying Monkey - Johnny Otis feat. Shuggie Otis

The way of the jellyfish is simplicity.  We jellyfish aren't capable of double-talk and trickery. We are easy to read and easy to avoid if you're looking out.  

Some creatures (and even more humans) are clever and can talk circles around you, perhaps insulting you right to your face, with you none the wiser…

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GT40 - Lindsay Lowend

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GT40 - Lindsay Lowend

It's been a strange week for this jellyfish.  I had to swim very far out of my usual feeding zones to find the right sort of fish and was unable to rest satisfactorily.  This in turn led to some very disturbing jellyfish dreams…

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Ahmad's Blues - Ahmad Jamal

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Ahmad's Blues - Ahmad Jamal

We jellyfish are nothing if not efficient.  Our unique swimming style uses a bare minimum of energy.  We eat and excrete from the same orifice.  We aren't burdened with cumbersome and pesky brains to carry around and constantly harass us with grief and worry…

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Strike Gently - Big Inf

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Strike Gently - Big Inf

We jellyfish aren't known for our agility or finesse as predators.  We move quickly, but don't pounce or hit hard when we feed on little fishes.  We don't need to chase you to deliver a deadly sting either.  We just float by and brush up on you, and it's game over.  If you're a small sea creature, you might just find yourself sucked in to a jellyfish belly while you swim.  Never saw it coming…

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Flute Loop (feat. Ouici) - Keys N Krates

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Flute Loop (feat. Ouici) - Keys N Krates

Jellyfish go through 4 distinct phases of life to complete our "life cycle." We start as a larva, then develop into a polyp, sometimes forming colonies and sharing a stomach with our little brothers and sisters. We each break free eventually as an ephyra and then develop into an adult medusa.  

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