Probing the universe… or is it the other way around?
It’s a chicken and egg question that comes around every so often in cosmology.
Were we created to live in the Universe, or was the cosmos fine-tuned for us? That is, was everything we see arranged just so we had to arise?
We’re currently reading Beyond Biocentrism, a book posing this very idea, repackaged in a slightly new way. This is known as the anthropic principle, an idea that rears its ugly head every so often. [Read more...]