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Once we realize the ineptitude of human understandings, the wildest romanticisms of the human spirit become something worth believing in.

Once we begin to understand how utterly hopeless we are when confronted with the real questions: questions about why anything exists, why physical laws are the way they are, why we feel and experience things, and why pain, sadness and joy are possible to perceive… every fantastical, romantic explanation for the fundamental nature of reality becomes meaningful and plausible — or at least as meaningless and implausible as anything else.

The idea that our consciousnesses will be transported into an…

Mason Wang

Mathematics student @ uchicago

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