To many people, learning about the universe can be terrifying. Everything is so big, and it can make you feel insignificant. Religion is one way around this problem. If you think that a god is on your side, the size of the universe isn't scary. But I'm Atheist, and that's not about to change. But … Continue reading How To Fight Existential Terror (Totally Unrelated to Paradoxes)
This is, far and away, the most unsettling paradox I have covered here. If you are easily upset by thinking about philosophical, existential creepiness, you probably shouldn’t read this. You have been warned. So. The universe. You know the one. Big place, lots of room, with black holes and stars and planets and stuff. … Continue reading Boltzmann brains
I was delighted yesterday to find this comment from Jose underneath my Paradox of Choice description. It is at least 100X more insightful and interesting than the post itself, and I thought I might post it up here, so all three of you can see it, lol. "Grocery stores have researched this quite a bit. … Continue reading FOLLOW UP: Paradox of Choice
I am electrified by the number of people interested in my writing; more than 500 people visited today! I'm so glad to be helping you understand amazing paradoxes, and I hope we can keep this momentum going! Please share this site with your friends, however you can. Let's make the whole world go, "Wait, what? … Continue reading Oh. My. Gosh.