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Existence: Am I a Hologram?


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Paradoxical projection

Paradoxical projection.

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Take a look around you. The walls, the chair you're sitting in, your own body—they all seem real and solid. Yet there is a possibility that everything we see in the universe—including you and me—may be nothing more than a hologram.

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Anonymous

What a concept. Does this mean there was no big bang or that the big bang was the hologram being turned on. Who flipped the switch?A two dimensional existence means we are data, machine language, ones and zeros, the most awesome interactive video game. Gives even more weight to the idea there is a force out there more interesting than Dark Energy.


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