A fascinating article with profound implications.
That’s a line from a song I once wrote: “Reality is quite subjective.”
I hadn’t yet gotten all actively metaphysical at the time, but even then, I understood on some level the notion that there’s a very subjective element to this Universe of ours. Now, it’s true that in large part, we all share the same area bounded within time and space, and we will greatly agree on the way that it maintains itself in terms of physical laws and such. Some people call this shared experience of the world our “consensus reality,” which is a pretty great and accurate term…because we sort of come to a tacit agreement as to how the Universe seems to function. We assume our agreement is so sweeping, in fact, that sometimes we lose sight of that wild, subjective element. We’ll say with mad confidence, for example, that when solid objects are dropped, they’ll…
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