Grim Tidings
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Grim Tidings

The Universe’s Monstrous Character

The paradoxes and horrors at the root of the numinous

What is nature’s character, the overall, informed sense of the outer wilderness?

Science models how natural systems work, and what we should expect to unfold, causally speaking, from certain initial conditions. But is there an aggregate of traits that forms the nature of nature, as it were…



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Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.