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Big Brain Theory: Have Cosmologists Lost Theirs?

The New York Times has an article today (Big Brain Theory: Have Cosmologists Lost Theirs?) that discusses the philosophical issues arising from the latest theories of cosmology:

It could be the weirdest and most embarrassing prediction in the history of cosmology, if not science.

If true, it would mean that you yourself reading this article are more likely to be some momentary fluctuation in a field of matter and energy out in space than a person with a real past born through billions of years of evolution in an orderly star-spangled cosmos. Your memories and the world you think you see around you are illusions.

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1 comment:

Carl Gundel said...

They call that science? Sounds more like an LSD trip. Someone needs to pull their funding.