Jaden & Willow Smith Gave The Strangest Interview Of The Year

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In the coming weeks, months, and years, you're going to be seeing (and hearing) a lot of Jaden and Willow Smith. And, based on their recent interview with T Magazine, that's a very good (and entertaining) thing.
The Smith progeny sat down with the magazine ostensibly to promote some new music, but couldn't help but share their philosophical musings about time, mathematics, and Prana energy (yes, Prana energy). Below, some of the strangest things the ambitious siblings said in the interview, which you can (and really should) read in its entirety here.
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Willow is a sorceress who does not abide by the laws of time.
“I mean, time for me, I can make it go slow or fast, however I please. That’s how I know it doesn’t exist.”
Jaden took his trademark mysticism to new heights.
"Exactly. Because your mind has a duality to it. So when one thought goes into your mind, it's not just one thought, it has to bounce off both hemispheres of the brain. When you're thinking about something happy, you're thinking about something sad. When you think about an apple, you also think about the opposite of an apple. It's a tool for understanding mathematics and things with two separate realities. But for creativity: That comes from a place of oneness. That's not a duality consciousness. And you can't listen to your mind in those times — it'll tell you what you think and also what other people think."
Jaden also thinks Father Time is something of a fraud.
"It's proven that how time moves for you depends on where you are in the universe. It's relative to beings and other places. But on the level of being here on earth, if you are aware in a moment, one second can last a year. And if you are unaware, your whole childhood, your whole life can pass by in six seconds. But it's also such a thing that you can get lost in."
Willow doesn't care what you (or she) thinks.
"Caring less what everybody else thinks, but also caring less and less about what your own mind thinks, because what your own mind thinks, sometimes, is the thing that makes you sad."
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Jaden makes music because everyone else's sucks.
"Honestly, we’re just trying to make music that we think is cool. We don’t think a lot of the music out there is that cool. So we make our own music. We don’t have any song that we like to listen to on the P.C.H. by any other artist, you know?"
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That's why Willow writes novels, too.
"There’re no novels that I like to read so I write my own novels, and then I read them again, and it’s the best thing."
Jaden also thinks school sucks.
"You never learn anything in school. Think about how many car accidents happen every day. Driver’s ed? What’s up? I still haven’t been to driver’s ed because if everybody I know has been in an accident, I can’t see how driver’s ed is really helping them out."
Jaden and Willow on something called Prana energy.
Jaden: When babies are born, their soft spots bump: It has, like, a heartbeat in it. That’s because energy is coming through their body, up and down.
Willow: Prana energy.
Jaden: It’s prana energy because they still breathe through their stomach. They remember. Babies remember.
Willow says just breathe, people.
"Breathing is meditation; life is a meditation. You have to breathe in order to live, so breathing is how you get in touch with the sacred space of your heart."
Jaden Smith has already achieved his goal.
"I have a goal to be just the most craziest person of all time. And when I say craziest, I mean, like, I want to do like Olympic-level things. I want to be the most durable person on the planet." (T Magazine)
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