Tag Archive: universe

The Multiverse, Replaceable Parts, and Human Individuality

Everything that is, will be, and ever was exists as a part of the universe, but is this the only one? Is our universe all alone, or does it exist among an infinite… Continue reading

Pancakes and the Universe

This morning I woke up and made pancakes. Whenever I make pancakes I have some sort of insight. Sometimes it is a good insight. Other times it is a bad insight. And sometimes… Continue reading

Certainly Uncertain

Many things in the world are uncertain. The word, “maybe” is almost always more applicable than yes or no. Will I get sick? Will I get a promotion? Will aliens arrive to meet… Continue reading

Is there Anything but Waiting?

What is the universe? Mankind has been asking this question since we first evolved. We have come up with nearly infinite explanations for all of existence, and for our own place within it.… Continue reading

How to Get Past Morning

The morning is an important time. Some say it is the most important part of the day. When you wake up, do your chores, eat breakfast, and there are no problems, then you… Continue reading

The Universe Compels Me: Do Not Do Dishes!

Even though you might not notice it, everything around us is the result of a long process of development. The computer you are reading this on owes its creation to centuries of incremental… Continue reading

Free Will and Destiny

I. Free will and freedom are similar, but different things. Freedom is a state of self-determination that has a lot to do with our relationships with other people. A person is free if they… Continue reading

Ancient Philosophy and the Origin of the Universe

I. Sometimes our modern understanding of things can be informed by how people long ago thought about the same things. Just because they didn’t have electricity or microscopes doesn’t mean ancient people were… Continue reading

The Way it Was

“In the beginning, there was nothing.” This was probably pretty nice. Nothing to do. Nothing to worry about. Nothing to not do, or not worry about. No time or space to muddle things… Continue reading

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