A post which explores whether we could be just a brain in a vat whose experience is simulated. We explore ideas of the senses, dreams and the matrix.
What really is a coincidence? Is there one unified way in which all of the coincidences in the universe can be understood, or are we left with an uncomfortable illusion of luck?
What is the basis of human belief regarding the existence of independent objects? When it comes to the sciences the basis is usually that classic (yet often misused) word ‘proof’ … but what is it that constitutes proof in the scientific world?
An extended essay I wrote back in 2012 on how concepts in modern physics imply counterintuitive truths regarding the nature of reality. Part I: The Philosophy It’s one of the […]