Is Death Bad?

Is Death Bad?

Death is a taboo subject in American culture that tends to take place behind the closed doors of ICU. Indeed, approximately 80 percent of American deaths occur in hospital beds. Most of us prefer to live our lives thinking about more pleasant subjects. Yet it could be argued that the only way to live is […]

Why Does Anything Exist?

Why Does Anything Exist?

The philosopher Martin Heidegger famously characterized the question “Why is there something rather than nothing?” as “the most fundamental question in all of philosophy.” In recent years, physicists claim to be able to extrapolate the ultimate free lunch from the abyss. However, as with most hyperbolic claims in science, the physicists’ ultimate free lunch should […]