Where there is nothing, all there is is the possibility of something.

– Me, thinking about quantum uncertainty and why the universe exists

The Fallacy of “Free Will”

Most people believe in "free will", that is the idea of "self determination" or that our lives are not "fated" from conception until death. In many ways this is a core and necessary belief – to believe otherwise is at a minimum disconcerting and for most, enormously threatening to one’s sense of self.

However, while […]