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Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story

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An irreverent sleuth tackles the riddle of existence that has puzzled man since the dawn of time. 'Why is there a world rather than nothing at all?' ... Show synopsis

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DowninginReading

Nothing as Something

by DowninginReading on Jul 11, 2013

Mr. Holt throws us back to the Greek philosophers and drags us into string theory, all in pursuit of finding out if 'Nothing" can exist, and if so, why is our universe here instead of...nothing. Another title might have been "Why MUST the World Exist?" I'll not pretend this requires the same amount ... More

BobReviews

Just Where Did We Come From?

by BobReviews on Oct 25, 2012

Why is there something instead of nothing? Why does the universe exist? How did we get here? Why is the human race in the position to figure this out? I am fairly new to the world of philosophy. It is definitely an acquired taste. There were times when I had to force myself to go on with the reading ... More

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