In the new Spider-Man movie, the multiverse not only makes an appearance but plays a crucial role in the plot.
Extremely improbable events must be macroscopically (simply) describable to be forbidden.
We rarely give a second thought to our body’s energy production. Robots use a battery pack and long lengths of wiring to transfer electricity.
Paleontologist George Gaylord Simpson once declared that “man is the result of a purposeless and natural process that did not have him in mind.”
If you’ve ever tuned a violin, you’ll know that the arrangement of the fine tuners on the tailpiece, once you’re done, looks arbitrary.