Grim Tidings
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Grim Tidings

Our Hubristic Theories of Everything

And how the talk of “gods” and “objects” humanizes the vast, alien wilderness

Just because we can explain how relatively mundane things work in the world, like tools, rocks, the seasons, or even molecules, life, and the stars, does that mean we should expect much from our explanations of the whole universe?

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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.