The Terrors of Outer Space and Deep Time

Consciousness is the root of cosmic horror

Benjamin Cain
Grim Tidings
Published in
8 min readMay 13, 2024

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Each of the familiar dimensions of physicality is a source of terror when taken to its extremes, from the unimaginable gulf of outer space to the primordial and futuristic depths of time.

But when we imagine these cosmic horrors, we’re often tantalized by visions of inhumanity transpiring far away…

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Benjamin Cain
Grim Tidings

Ph.D. in philosophy / Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. / https://ko-fi.com/benjamincain / benjamincain8@gmailDOTcom