Why I do not believe in the multiverse

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The multiverse, the idea that the universe is constantly splitting into parallel copies of itself, appeals to atheists and determinists alike. It offers a philosophical way out of the anthropic question: why does the universe seem uniquely suitable to our existence? It lets us know that the universe is not random but that nothing is pre-destined to happen, even our existence.

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Tim Andersen, Ph.D.

Tim Andersen, Ph.D.

General relativity and QFT. Principal Research Scientist at Georgia Tech. The Infinite Universe (2020). andersenuniverse.com; https://www.patreon.com/andert

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