Religion, Science

Lives without End

Based on current estimates of the amount of matter in the universe, the scientific consensus is that the universe will expand forever. But if our estimates change, it may turn out that the universe expands, contracts, expands, and so on.

Life, Psychology, Science

The Two Worlds

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is…. Whoops. The cats are channeling Thornton Wilder. What they meant to say is that there are two worlds: the rational, and the not-so-rational, the latter being where most of us spend most of our time.

The non-rationality of humans is a fascinating subject, one that the cats most recently discussed here, when talking about Feline Philosophy. Another post that talks about rationality is Being Wrong.

Life, Science

Many Worlds

With the wildly differing views of reality held by people, one has to wonder if one of the most interesting and controversial theories in physics may actually be true.