Category: Advanced Technology, Modern Science and the unexplained

The contributors of The Next truth have amazing talents!

The Issue of November 2019 is getting more and more interesting. Not only will this issue show you the amazing talents of combining poetry with contemporary science, the jaw-dropping research in AI and vivacious storytelling from first hand but also beautiful musical talents.

It seems that some of you keep surprising me with incredible talents which I would not have expected at all. I am feeling honored having the privilege to get to know you all differently than as a scientist … but as a human being with amazing talents.

Graham Seal is Professor of Folklore at Curtin University and a leading expert on Australian cultural history. Besides being the general editor of the ‘Studies in Australia, Asia and the Pacific’ research monograph series (Black Swan Press) Prof. Seal is also best-selling author of popular history and folklore, a musician and an awarded and recorded songwriter in the folk tradition.

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Inspire to Make a Difference

By Maria Anna van Driel

As both the owner and founder of The Next Truth magazine and as a…um, well a passionate science freak, I want to make an important call to you; Inspire our children to explore the wonderland of science!

When we think about making a difference we seem to fall for the myth that what we need to start out doing something what has to be enormous to have any effect at all. I have learned that it does not have to be the case as well as the step some of us do not see when trying to make a difference in this world is the action part.

Sure, we have all had that spark of inspiration where we have wanted to do something that will outlast our physical form. But we get stuck in overthinking, opinions from our network and keep dreaming about a perfect idea. Disconnect from the outcome and aim your energy into achieving something small first. And even the small actions will feel insignificant at the time; the results will come as you hone your craft and find your audience.

Then we share the idea with friends, family and work colleagues and get told to quit while we are ahead. I am telling you not to quit! Anyone can make a difference in the world. Start by believing in something bigger than yourself and inspire one person at the time.

The field in where I like to inspire people is the broad knowledge of the myriad corners contemporary and historical science has to offer and believe me…that is not an easy task. But over the years I have learned that people are extremely hungry for absorbing the knowledge and the mind boggling complexity within the research universities and institutes are conducting especially young people. But to be straightforward with you, I was missing something while visiting some of these institutes… the playful excitement in guided tours and exploding talks for the young people… our next generation of male and female scientists.

As we all know, young people possess a fiery curiosity some adults work with in a more reduced manner. This enthusiastic curiosity should be, in my opinion, kept charged by letting these young people explore the myriad opportunities the wonderland of science has to offer them. Because, who does not like the laser swords from Star Wars, the mysteries of Time Travel or space ships exploring the most remote corners of universe while using advanced plasma technologies. Well…I do, I do! 

So, after working in the midst of brilliant minds from all over the world and having the opportunity to speak with the them in person as well as via email and social media, what I find highly interesting, I have learned that these open-minded scientists have really awesome theories of which I am positive of that the next generation of young scientists are eager to learn about. As well as I am convinced that these young people are eager to meet these open minded scientists in person who can let this enthusiasm explode with them while they are learning all about the incredible research conducted.

Come on, admit it, wouldn’t you like to meet for instance Astronomer Dr. Seth Shostak from SETI, CERN’s Higgs convener Prof. Bill Murray, Germany’s time researcher Dr. Marc Wittmann or Prof. Ronald Mallett and let your enthusiasm explode while listening and learning all about the jaw-dropping theories? Again…I do, I do!

I am of the opinion that it will be more than fantastic that you, as a parent and a teacher, keep alive the fiery curiosity of these young people, They need your support in being inspired what will unlock these brilliant young minds of the next generation of engineers, astronomers, psychologists, chemists, physicists, among others. Give them the change to stand up and free their enthusiasm. Let them explore the wonderland of science!


What You Think is you May Not Have Been You Yesterday or the Day Before

By Maria Anna van Driel,

Theseus’s ship is a thought experiment designed to make you question your identity.

Theseus was a great hero in ancient Greek mythology. On his adventures, he sailed on a famous ship. Traveling the high seas and battling monsters and gods caused wear and tear on the ship. So over time, Theseus replaced parts of his ship which had worn out. After many years, Theseus had replaced every single part of the ship piece by piece. So the question is, if every piece has been replaced, is it still the same ship?

Now here is what is really going to knock out of your chair. Imagine someone kept all of the discarded pieces and put them back together. Now you have two Theseus’s ships, so the question is which is the real one? The idea here is that identity is continuous. Each person alters over time piece by piece, and so eventually you are a completely different person as the one you started out as. So because your body keeps replicating cells and changing things, and your body sheds and whatnot, are you still the same person that you were 10 years ago, or are you someone completely different.

If that was not mind blowing enough for you, let me introduce you to the Boltzmann brain. To understand what a Boltzmann brain is, imagine the universe in a far-flung future.

Due to entropy and the expansion of the universe, everything will one day no longer exist. The universe will have unraveled from itself, leaving nothing but an infinite amount of empty space, except it will not be entirely being empty. Space will experience random thermal fluctuations.

So if the universe is infinite, then that means every possible configuration of fluctuation happens. And as bizarre as it might seem, sometimes these fluctuations will perfectly recreate a temporary version of ourselves. Those are called Boltzmann brains.

If they exist, it is mathematically likely that we are currently living inside one of these fluctuations. That means we are a strange temporary approximation of people who once lived perhaps billions of years ago. So you are you, but you are also someone else that was you, but you are that person, but you are only you….oh God…. never mind, I will let myself out.


The Ancient Nomoli Figurines: ‘Ex Nihilo’ or an Opening Chapter in Humankind

By Maria Anna van Driel,

At least thousand years before the medieval scribes start working on them, most myths and legends offered a base for many ancient religions. Uncountable vellums have being used during the medieval period to write down the translated semi-true stories. Stories which contain important meaning or symbolism for the culture in which it originates but with ‘mythical qualities’, and have been passed on from person-to-person. These myths and legends are important today because they help historians piece together the past.

Ex Nihilo? Perhaps butimagine living 5,000 years ago before science as we know it today, before publishing and before schools. Humanity needed a way of understanding the world around them specifically the relationship between humankind and a natural world and between humankind and divinity.

Indeed, when we think of mythology, the first thing that comes to most people’s minds is Greek mythology, like gods and goddesses. This similar to the stories handed down through generations which are better known as ‘legends’ and are being accepted to be historical events. But what you might not know is that myths and legends exist in almost every culture and religion in the world. It oftentimes reflects the very core of a culture. It can be seen as a manifestation of human imagination. And these stories of supernatural beings, heroes, and ancestors often include objects of immeasurable power, which most consider to be myth.

This also with the mystery of Nomoli Gods and the stone figurines what has baffled man since Portuguese sailors first discovered them in Africa in the 1400’s. How old are they?

Who carved them and why? How are they used by the natives? Do they still contain ancient mystical powers?

Over the many years of collecting Bennett J. Vonderheide, aka “Nomoli Ben”, says that he always anticipated that many others were collecting, activating and utilizing these rare figurines here in the US. Several years ago he began outreach to find other collectors only to realize these powerful West African artifacts were virtually unknown. This only intensified Ben’s curiosity and desire to enlighten others about the Nomoli figurines. Thus he engaged the investigative tools honed as Daddy Justice and along with his son Quin compiled the most complete (though not finished by far) compendium of facts ever available on these enigmatic artifacts. One very compelling rediscovery is the connection to the Dogon and their Deities.  Ben is collaborating with his colleague Professor Kwaku Ofori Ansa on the first ever book and documentary specifically on Nomoli stones and where they fit.

Charismatic researchers “Nomoli Ben” and his son Quin search for answers inspired by experiences with their collection. From Lancaster Pennsylvania they reach out and connect with top experts in numerous fields finding only more questions and sparse information.

For more information on the Nomoli stones and Nomoli Ben


With the September issue The Next Truth is official one year young!

With an exited feeling of pride I like to share with you not only the September issue but also that The Next Truth is official one year young!!!

As with everything new, the first steps where tough indeed but the magazine has rapidly gained a great respect from many this year. With 47.000 – 53.000 people each month via the website and proximus 2500 people each day via several social media platforms, each contributor of The Next Truth can be assured that their work is definitely reaching the general public. Fantastic!

I have a deep respect for each contributor for your strength, your perseverance and your incredible knowledge, jaw-dropping theories, intriguing stories and revealing scientific research results. You and your work are truly amazing!

I like to thank and congratulate everyone who has made this year possible for The Next Truth. I hope to see your amazing articles, incredible theories and jaw-dropping experiences again in the upcoming years. Thank you for your contributions and your trust in The Next Truth magazine.

I hope you enjoy this month’s issue 🙂

In the September issue of The Next Truth we take an incredible journey through space and time with Fermilab’s senior scientist Dr. Don Lincoln who explains us why the size and the age of the universe seem to not agree with one another, SETI’s senior astronomer Dr. Seth Shostak discusses a recent paper that suggests the possibility of E.T. calling from a parallel universe, Shaman Tony Damian looks at angelic energies from a scientific, religious and personal point of view, and Dr. Dean Radin is tackling the scientific taboo which still veils the psi phenomenon.

Also in this issue: Together with Prof. Rupert Sheldrake we take a deeper look at his theory of Morphic Resonance that speaks of a mysterious type of telepathy, Dr. Rick van der Zwan is holding up a mirror what reflects an unsettling phenomenon in body doubles and alien replicants, Journalist Peter Kelly is searching for signs of life on the subsurface ocean of Saturn’s moon, Prof. William Webster is exploring an evolutionary behavior with surveillance cameras and Yasmin Anwar from UC Berkeley describes how the brain is capable of predicting the future by using two different clocks.


Dark Matter Has a Plausible Signal?

By Maria Anna van Driel,

For almost 97 years scientists are trying to unravel the mystery of Dark Matter and its partner in crime, Dark energy since 1998. None has a clue so far of how to answer the questions; what is it and how and why are we interacting with these invisible behaviors within our hot cosmic freezer.

Everywhere we look we see transitions being made. Water freezes, melts, or boils; chemical bonds break and form to make new substances out of different arrangements of atoms. Our universe went through major transitions in early times. New particles were created and destroyed continually until things cooled enough to let them survive. Those particles include ones we know about, such as the Higgs boson or the top quark. Meaning that eventually the density becomes so low that interactions become infrequent, and the particles freeze out. But this early universe could also include dark matter, invisible particles which we presently know only because of their gravitational effects. In cosmic terms, dark matter particles could be a “thermal relic,” forged in the hot early universe and then left behind during the transitions to more moderate later eras.

There is absolutely no doubt about it that you have heard of General relativity which is a theory of gravitation that was developed by Albert Einstein between 1907 and 1915. But have you ever heard of ‘the father of dark matter’ Swiss astronomer and physicist Fritz Zwicky? During his life (1898-1974) Zwicky made valuable contributions to the physics of the solid state, gaseous ionization, and thermodynamics but soon turned to the study of supernovas, novas, and cosmic rays. And even Zwicky had discovered the existence of dark matter in 1933, he was banned from using the Palma telescope at the age of 70 due his outspoken opinion what was seen as a bad temper. Scientists are trying to put this galactic Sudoku puzzle of dark matter and dark energy together ever since.

So, fasten your seatbelts, keep your finger on the button of your high-speed camera and get ready to gaze into the dark heart of our galaxy. You are about to explore the central question of a puzzling phenomenon no one knows the answer to. You are about to take a tour through the universe which gets weirder, stranger, more shocking along the road and, maybe even spookier than you expected.  

If you look at the universe of only 5% matter and 70% of dark energy then what the h*ll is this 25% of the universe we call dark matter? There has to be ‘something’ what creates a fine-tuned balance between the energy of motion (kinetic energy) and gravitational attraction (potential energy) for the universe not to collapse or explode in an instant. Imagine a lamp in the living room hanging from the ceiling. If you look closely but from the right distance, you can, with the naked eye and when UV-light is hitting the lamp with the right angle, see the effect of the electrons being knocked out of their orbits by the density of the lamp. This effect, what can be observed as ‘rising heat’ is what makes us see the outlines of the lamp…right? Let’s call this rising heat dark energy and what lies just behind the visible out-lines of the lamp, dark matter. 

But before we can see the proof of what is laying just behind the lamp’s density (dark matter) in its existence, its signal has to be detected first.  A new experiment that has a very high probability in providing a clearer picture of what dark matter and dark energy is bears the name ALPS II (DESY) but let us not forget CERN’s Axion Solar Telescope (CAST) or the XENON experiment operated at the Italian Gran Sasso National Laboratory. These experiments are, to many, better known as “Light-through-the-wall”.

“The idea behind the “Light-through-the-wall” experiment is to calculate and proof that there is an Axion-like particle that can travel through the wall and transform back to photon”, DESY’s press officer Dr. Zoufal says during a tour. “When we can see this happening, we know that there has to be something different to photon on the other side of the wall at a special wave-length.”

Dark Matter; exotic and hypothetical since the early 1930s but the search continues

When two photons see, or meet, each other they sometimes overreact with excitement and split themselves into an electron and positron pair which scientists call ‘virtual particles’.  

But in order for the tiered light particles, which are both chargeless and massless, to interact with one another they must go through a quantum mechanical loophole. (Quantum loop) They have no way to bounce off of each other without some kind of help.

However, when the EM-fields of two lead ions swoosh through one another and high-energy photons have the opportunity to ‘absorb’ this ‘energy’, as well as from the free electrons, it can so to speak, generate its own energy while speeding up its momentum between the mirrors. At one point a photon has absorb that much, it will be in need of releasing this energy. This releasing of energy could be observed as a small explosion. Now this might sound a little bit funny but let’s say we have 20 of these charged light bulbs (photons) of which only 1 gained the needed mass, due a nuclear magnetic spin, to convert into an Axion-like particle. The remaining 19 are likely to burst showing an X-ray scattering when the conditions are not perfect enough for them to be converted into an Axion-like particle. Nevertheless, these empty photons or ‘tiered light’ do have an important task to fulfill…making this 5% of matter visible when merging with the correct host.

Although we tend to think that nature thinks-up the most complex systems, nature is far from being complex and, strange as it might sound, so is the behavior of the universe. Like water always chooses the path of the least resistance to travel from A to B, converting the charged photon into the hypothetical Axion seems to be perfect for transporting this light, disturbing or bending the NM (R) energy as well as making some yet unknown particles ‘slower’ by using its mass both in a controlled manner. Somehow it has to be otherwise we could never have known about the 5% in the first place. Still, this is not the signal where scientists are looking for but it is a nice start to look for where it is not. In this you can think of a straw in a glass of water. Also, this signal, what can be measured, does not particularly have to lay in the missing (zero) mass or energy, after it has ‘plopped’ back to its original state.

Many physicists think dark matter is a thermal relic, created in huge numbers in before the cosmos was a half-second old and lingering today because it barely interacts with any other particle.

Our 19 light bulbs becoming almost empty or being ‘tired light, in particle physics known as the electromagnetic force, is not entirely a farfetched idea. In 1929 the Swiss astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky already proposed that photons gradually give up their energy to the intergalactic matter through which they travel, through a process analogous to Compton scattering (a collision between a photon and a charged particle, often an electron, in which the photon loses a substantial fraction of its energy), leading to a progressive reddening of the light. To make it all a little bit weirder. This tired light, having zero mass, does not hover aimlessly through the universe. It is likely to assume that these photons are searching for ‘something’ what turns them into visible light and change their momentum and thus yields a force whereby this light is able of ‘physically’ interacting with matter like you and me. Maybe we should not sweep the idea of 1, or maybe 2, of our 20 photons is repeating the process of speeding up, generating more energy and mass, and become a hypothetical Axion again, immediately under the carpet. As well as the remaining photons are lighting up some parts of the universe as they are searching for a host that only interacts via gravity and not carrying any charge after they plop into the state of being ‘tiered light’; the sterile Neutrino. And in an instant this ‘nothing’ or ‘sterility’ with the new flavored Neutrino becomes not nothing at all. Could we refer to the Sterile Neutrino-Photon flavor as the first steps towards dark energy which in turn is ‘covering-up’ the rare photon-photon colliding? May we think, with some caution, of the Photon-Neutrino flavor, swirling, as in murmuration, through an EM-field, is dark matter?

But wait, let me insert the ‘spooky factor’ to it all by looking back to my article “EVPs: are we really talking with the other side?” in where I spoke about how crystals can be triggered by EM-vibrations, LED-light, pressure and the change in temperature.

“Not only EM-vibrations can trigger the crystals inside a digital recorder. A piezo-electrical effect created by a light source as e.g. LED is also a potential candidate for creating crazy vibrations in crystals which the devices (holding these crystals) can translate into intelligible words or short sentences by for example converting light, sound, direct temperature differences, or mechanical pressure into electrical signals. (Most plastic dolls are made from rubber polymers like silicone or vinyl which are solid rubber polymers and do contain crystals, crystal which are being triggered by temperature due the material that surrounds them.)

Since the universe contains plenty of carbon, this ‘tiered’ EM-light what has neither found a host nor is able to convert into an Axion, could easily address the carbon and creating (elastic) crystals in a similar manner as schist is being created in Limestone, which in turn is releasing a ‘special wave-length’ possessing potential energy. A process as such sounds logic due its simplicity and might have the prospect of being one of the two candidates for the signal (acoustic shadow) what proofs the existence of this mysterious dark matter what seem to be present in our hot cosmic freezer.

Both dark energy, created by EM-photons and sterile Neutrino’s, and a special wave-length, spawn from ordinary carbon, containing a frequency or vibration being that high or that low it just looks like ‘nothing’ but is actually moving on the borders of the electromagnetic spectrum. (Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation) And by behaving as so, it instantly becomes invisible for modern scientific measurement equipment like the MiniBooNe. 

With this being said, this yet undetected signal could also lie in the sterile Neutrino absorbing an EM-photon within a rotating lorentz force containing the perfect conditions and thus distance. Inside this ‘tunnel’ the acoustic shadows (the area in where sound-waves fail to propagate), from the moment the photon plops to the Axion, could be trapped inside the gravity (rotation) of a standing wave which is then established by means of the special wave length entering the right area of the rotating Lorentz force with a perfect angle. Indeed, this is a tremendous small window of time, almost looking for a needle in a haystack, but with a highly sensitive measurement device this signal can be made visible.

All in all, it is a plausible direction to look in while considering the idea that, in the end, the special wave-length can be responsible for making the 5% of the matter in the universe, which includes you and me, visible by hitting the surface of the electrical density of the non-exited particles, or at least extremely low charged, with a right angle whereby the acoustic shadow is not only the signal but also is creating a visible 3D+ effect in our hot cosmic freezer. 

Is my hypothesis an impossible one or can it lead to the understanding of the quantum-mechanical square dance of relic Dark Matter? Well, if nature is allowing it, why not.


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In the May issue of The Next Truth we welcome back Germany’s ‘Time-Researcher’ Dr. Marc Wittmann who is taking us into this foggy sub-world of reality, Dr. Steve Taylor discusses, with an open-minded approach, why some scientists, and psychologists in particular, are often hostile towards the possible existence of psychic phenomena and we try to wrap our mind around Dr. Glenn Croston’s explanation of what it is we fear more than death itself.

Also in this issue; Nick Pope speaks of the facts and the fiction of conspiracy theories, SETI’s senior astronomer Dr. Shostak asks the question if alien civilizations have disappeared due a climate change on their home planet, a brief introduction of Major C. David Lewis who is a program manager in the Defense Sciences Office (DARPA), high-energy lasers drilling holes in plasma bulbs at the German research institute DESY and Lynn Kathleen Russell explores the similarities, the differences and the reality of both Near Death Experiences and Out of Body Experiences.


The Next Truth August 2019 Issue is online!

I hope you enjoy this month’s issue and … thank you for hitting the ‘like button’ on MagCloud 🙂

In the August issue of The Next Truth: Prof. Robert Crease is explaining us the interconnected, entangled physical reality we live in by peeling back the layers of QBism, Prof. Francis McAndrew compares psychological, sociological and neurological processes so see whether these can be a trigger for us to experience extraordinary celestial experiences, Dr. Ralph Lewis is evoking a frantic feeling with us with the question if the universe has a purpose or not and Mullard Space Science Laboratory Deputy Director Prof. Andrew Coates presents us with a staggering theory of how a blanket of Aerogel can make Mars habitable.

Also in this issue: Tony Damian is exploring the possibility if divine angelic energies might be what science calls dark matter, we travel back to Vic Tandy’s laboratory and get on this crazy roller coaster of infra-sounds, NASA explains the physics of the polar cusp and Founder and President of Stargate Healing Pi-ramid Plasma Homes Julie Kramer weighs in on how we can benefit from future Tachyon healing chambers and Plasma Light Gardens.

The author Tony Damian has created an extra dimension to chapter 5 “Gut Feelings About Angles” by turning it into an audio version


Does the modern human still possess primordial abilities?

By Maria Anna van Driel,

Being close in finishing the September issue of The Next Truth, I am lucky…really lucky…that I may say that the October issue is halfway in its articles… all these articles do give you a free passage to the science of several mysterious realms which might be the cause of those unexplained, creepy chills we experience every now and then.

However, working on the October issue I came in contact with the interesting work of Prof. Neil Dragnall and Prof. Kenneth Drinkwater (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Associate Prof. Tok Thompson (University of Southern California) among others.

Due reading their theories and research findings I was thinking of the following…it is being said that when a ghost, spirit or demonic force is in the near, your hair is standing up straight due the static electrical charge it is moving in and/or with. But what if there is another reason for our hair to act this crazy? What if there is a more Earthly explanation and lies more in the science of Anthropology and psychology? Say, when a dog or cat sees a rival it will blow itself up, their hair is standing up in order to look bigger and more dangerous.

Now whether we like it or not, once upon a time we where Neanderthals and completely covered with hair, or fur, to protect us against the weather… among others. Really sh*tt* when you have a bad hair-day and the brush /comb is not yet been invented 🤪

No seriously, what if the modern human does still possess this primordial ability of blowing ourselves up, so to speak, as soon as we are in a stress or dangerous situation? What if this is just a natural response of the body we forgot over time?

Indeed, an idea as such could be for some a ridiculous one but imagine you walking home from work and you are passing a dark allay. You will feel a little bit stressy due the fact of you not knowing what is hiding in the dark corners of this ally. This feeling of fear, could it be primordial…a left over from ancient times in order to sense if there is a predator or not and then to flee or fight? I guess the Neanderthal version of us would make itself bigger by blowing up its hair (fur) hoping to scare away any creepy and hungry predator.

I think it might be possible that our body is still reacting as so but that we have forgot about a function as such due e.g. the many evolutionary phases we have gone through… we have forgotten that we still can and do. Of course this doesn’t rules out all paranormal phenomena.


Reality; it is a strange dimension.

By Maria Anna van Driel,

Is it possible that we are not real, and we do not even know it? This present moment what you are experiencing right now, is this consciousness and is this as close as you get to reality?

What is reality? Scientists from all over the world are trying to wrap their minds around this question of what this foggy state of the mind is. But is it really a foggy state we seem to be stuck in? Is it a strange kind of overlapping of different frames of space-time in where energy is forming its own density and, for us, recognizable objects? If our current understanding of physics is correct, then, it is impossible to simulate the whole universe, with its trillions and trillions of things. But we do not actually need to. We only need enough universe to fool the inhabitants of our simulation, or simulations, into thinking that they are real.

Who needs billions of galaxies, we only need the space to explore. The vast universe could just be a flat projection, and we would have no way to know it. Your body might feel like it is filled with bubbly things, but it might be empty, until you open it. The minimum requirement for our simulation is only the consciousness of the ‘virtual human’ and for this to ‘think’ the simulation is real. So, is our reality being simulated? Well, that is one hell of a tricky question! It is probably one of the deepest questions you have ever asked in your life and believe it or not, it is not entirely impossible to answer this question although the answer is so radical that it cannot be communicated with (written) words. But let me try to do so anyway.

Imagine a large mirror. As soon as we stand in front of it, we start making strange and funny faces. Why do we do so? Is this an attempt for self-recognition due the fact we cannot see our own image (face) that often as we see that of others? Or is it more an expression by means of a slight shock after the bubble of a false self image has burst and an actual self-recognition occurs?

Some of you may say, “Why bother, it is just a reflection. It is not even real!” But if the reflection of a dens object is an illusion, it would mean that the original object, in this case you, should be an illusion either. In other words, you are an illusion. Does this mean that, as we are standing in front of a mirror, we try to recognize of what we really are? I mean, is this behavior a natural reaction, or reflex, to make it easier for our brain to correct what it is registering and combining this visible image with what it is it ‘thinks’ of its self to be. Hum, reality as we have become so familiar with is slowly starting to be a scary realm.

It seems that we humans are unable to experience the true nature of the universe in an unfiltered manner. Our senses and brains are yet not evolved enough and can only process a fraction of the world. So we have to use concepts and tools, to learn about the true nature of reality. Unfortunately, technological progress has not only widened our knowledge about the universe, it also made us aware of unsettling possibilities in e.g. quantum entanglement.

Is there is something deeper to ‘reality’ than just what we have been told? Is there is something we have missed, something we cannot quite put our finger on what it might be. But there has to be something there…right?

Questions what makes the mind wrestle with itself yet the possibility of what you consider to be ‘reality’ might not be real at all. You might be simulated by yourself.

Okay, okay… all of this is based on a lot of assumptions that science cannot really test right now what makes many people disagree with this thought experiment. Nevertheless, I would not recommend for you to burn your house down to test if there will be glitches. You might be on a small planet speeding through eternal nothingness, or a simulation inside a computer.

All that we can do is hoping that, if we actually are simulations in a supercomputer, nobody trips over the power cable.