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The life of a child might seem carefree and full of joy - but it turns out they can also take a innocuous riddle and spark a deep dark existential crisis.

Teacher Bret Turner set this puzzle for his class:

I am the beginning of everything, the end of everywhere.

I'm the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space.

What am I?

The first response he got was unexpected to say the least.

The poignant answers just kept on coming.

Dark, deep yet ultimately incorrect, the reply of 'death' got quite a lot of attention on Twitter.

Mainly laughter though, despite the student's very serious point.

Spare a moment for this Twitter user who is now at the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space.

The student even inadvertently set off a philosophical debate.

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