By Shane Parrish

It’s hard to imagine that we live in a cosmos made up of multiple universes. In a way, our individual experience can seem like a universe unto itself: all the hopes, the challenges, and the dreams that fill the arc of life.

In our constant search for meaning in this baffling and temporary existence, trapped as we are within our three pounds of neurons, it is sometimes hard to tell what is real. We often invent what isn’t there. Or ignore what is. We try to impose order, both in our minds and in our conceptions of external reality. We try to connect. We try to find truth. We dream and we hope. And underneath all of these strivings, we are haunted by the suspicion that what we see and understand of the world is only a tiny piece of the whole.”

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