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life

On Introspection (as Reality)

Introspection is endless and is for all this – endlessly problematic.

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physics

An Accelerating Cosmos ?

The Cosmos appears to accelerating internally in some strange and as yet inexplicable way. Awesome…

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Philosophy physics Science

Multiverse, Verse and Wonder

The Anthropic Principle: To assert that the Universe must necessarily have been perfectly-tuned for the eventual emergence of your self is the Ultimate Tautology.

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Philosophy

Unprovable Provenance

While it is true that no living person has ever proved that God does not exist, nor has any living person ever proved that unicorns do not exist…

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life

Of Stardust and Story-telling

Some truths and realities may just be monumentally and inconceivably vaster than human minds can ever comprehend…

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life

Strange Games

Humanity and human life is not, could never be, the measure of all things beyond those metrics and structures we inscribe (like transient, flickering neon lights) upon the darkness of cosmic depth…

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Philosophy

You have Free Will

Yes.  We are fundamentally free and in at least two different ways. At the social and cultural (or psychological) level – we do not determine the choices from which we choose but are free to choose from within the available spectrum of all possible available decisions. We are also free to recombine existing choices, ideas, […]

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culture

Narratives

The Universe may be a wily playwright…

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Philosophy

Endless

We are Nowhere…

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culture

Infinite Improbability

On the topic of infinite improbability…

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Philosophy physics

Goldilocks and the Two Anthropic Principles

The belief that our own existence in the Universe is in some sense probable or even inevitable is known as the Anthropic Principle. The Anthropic Principle comes in two flavours: weak and strong…

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belief culture

The Strangeness of Life

The strangeness of life is so close to us, so intimate that we can not see it nor recognise the novelty and peculiarity of human existence and consciousness for what it is. The strangeness and fragility of this all-too-human world is profound but we have become fundamentally, irreversibly, desensitised to it.