This World is Home

"This world is not my home," says the old gospel song,* "I'm just a-passin' through." So is that right? Is this world real, or is it just a prelude to something else, something more real than what we call reality? Let's explore that concept. The Simulation Hypothesis. Suppose we make a computer dedicated to one … Continue reading This World is Home

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Finity

Stardust, by Valentina-Remenar

Rudolf Bultmann (in The Crisis of Faith) explained his thinking that "God" is that which (or who) makes us finite. Of course, that was only part of Bultmann's conception of God, but it was enough to get me thinking about what it is that causes "finity" in our experiences. Doesn't chaos makes us finite? We … Continue reading Finity