Is evil the displacement of good? And is flesh the madness of matter? I mean, consider the orderliness of the periodic table. Elements display exquisitely precise properties, combining with unerring predictability into molecules. But then, what happens when atoms arrange into flesh? They dream. Why should atoms dream? Why should an arrangement of atoms color […]
We don’t find evidence of other tech civilizations in the galaxy, because technologies that can manipulate energy at cosmic scales do not construct superstructures around stars. They compactify. Or they situate themselves just above the event horizon of a rotating black hole. There spacetime spins at nearly the speed of light, and frame-dragging allows for […]
Story remembers to forget.Interpretation is only for those who do not understand.What is life’s meaning? Truth answers in sorrow—beauty with wonder.
Memory is creative forgetting. What cannot be described describes us. Words, symbolic and unreal as they are, demand genuine friendship with the actual. More than anything, words want to become real.
We’ve heard of entanglement in space, where particles remain responsive to each other across vast distances. What about temporal entanglement, where particles remain responsive to each other across spans of time? If there is evidence of this, it will demonstrate that – indeed – reality is instantaneous. There is only one now. Now. Emily Adlam, one of […]
Thirteen billion years ago, billows of hydrogen clouds filled the universe. You were there. Laplace’s demon traces back every hydrogen atom in your body to those cosmic cumuli. Let’s keep it simple and assume we’re just atoms and the void. Atoms self-organized over billions of years – into you. And what do you know? Astounding […]