Monday, June 13, 2005

Answers on a postcard, please

Why are we alive?

How do we know that the universe we see is not just a tiny cell in a much bigger structure?

Can you be wrong just by being yourself?

3 comments:

  1. Not quite a postcard but some answers:

    1) I really don't know.
    2) The good ol' theoretical physicists are working on that one right now. Google for M-theory and read something "plausible" that's full of alternate universes of any number of dimensions you want.
    3)Oh yes. Being wrong is an occupational hazard for many folk.

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  2. Thanks. If you find out the answer to the first one, a lot of people would be very interested... Cheers. I like your pictures, by the way. I'm envious of the travel and sights you must've seen.

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  3. Anonymous7:51 pm

    1: Because events causing our death have not yet occurred.
    2: We don't, but no-one was suggesting we do or don't anyway so you can't challenge something no-one is denying in the first place.
    3: Yes, obviously. Being ourselves basically means being selfish and solipsistic, and therefore almost renders inevitable our being wrong.

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