Infinity in the World of Imagination
The first who seriously thought about infinity were the philosophers. After them, the theologians indulged in the topic, then the mathematicians, and finally the artists. The following articles will tell you something about the contexts in which you can encounter infinity today.
Ankh: Today often used for purposes other than originally intended.
Anthropic principle: The universe depends on us.
Apeiron: The primordial matter of which everything is made.
Bruno, Giordano: Infinite worlds, yet a short life.
Chaos: Minor causes, major effects.
Consciousness: What generates the Ego?
Cryonics: Eternity for 200 dollars.
Diamonds: Not as everlasting as you might think.
Stupidity: Intelligence does not prevent it.
Ain Soph: The way of the Kabbala.
Escher: Approaches to infinity.
Eternity: Sometimes shorter than you might think.
Eternity machine: Hopefully there will be no power outage.
Happy hunting grounds: Literary rather than theological.
Immortality: Underwater encounter.
Infinite jest: Only for the dead?
Infinite justice: Not for mortals?
Infinity: Philosophers against mathematicians.
Land of unlimited possibilities: In reality frequently limited.
Laws of nature: What is knowledge?
Library of Babel: Books that contain everything and nothing.
Love: Tautology of infinity.
McLeod, Connor: Must never lose his head.
Mirror: Infinity in your bathroom.
Monads: Germ cells of mind and matter.
Number of grains of sand: Archimedes counts the uncountable.
Parapsychology: Beyond the life of the soul.
Parascience: The science of the irrefutable.
Perspective: Horizons from infinity.
Recursions: Infinite loops.
Rhodan, Perry: Career of a US politician.
Root, Enoch: Survivalist.
Singularity: Future of humankind?
Soul: How do we make one?
Symbols of infinity: The oldest symbols of humankind.
Tannhauser Gate: Burning ships tumble through space.
Ten thousand years clock: Glance into the future.
Thoughts: The set of all thoughts is infinite.
Thousand-year empire: Don't trust that expiration date.
Time: Headwind from the future.
Truth: Why it can't exist.
Unboundedness: Can indeed be finite.
Zeno's paradox: Beginning and end of infinity.
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