The Illusion of Infinite Time

  • Our lizard brain is, well, inherited from the lizards. Lizards aren’t capable of understanding death. Thus at its root our brains also cannot understand death.
  • We’ve never actually experienced an end to time. It’s notably difficult to turn abstract ideas into concrete feelings.

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Aaron Wolfson

Aaron Wolfson

Conducting weekly five-minute journeys down the twisting railways of my mind. Via email, of course: https://buttondown.email/aaronjacobwolfson

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