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  • Fred shared from Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch
    Because I am not just me. My understanding of identity has been shattered—I am one facet of an infinitely faceted being called Jason Dessen who has made every possible choice and lived every life imaginable. I can’t help thinking that we’re more than the sum total of our choices, that all the paths we might have taken factor somehow into the math of our identity. But none of the other Jasons matter. I don’t want their lives. I want mine.
    Note: Dark Matter in a single paragraph.
  • Fred shared from Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch
    Note: A very compelling read with an intriguing storyline and interesting characters. And a feature film is in the conceptual stages. That would be cool. The book sure makes you think about the multitude of life choices we all make.
  • Fred shared from Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch
    How can something so powerful in one world not bleed through into this one?
    Note: Good question.
  • Fred shared from Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch
    The Many-Worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics posits that all possible realities exist. That everything which has a probability of happening is happening. Everything that might have occurred in our past did occur, only in another universe. What if that’s true? What if we live in a fifth-dimensional probability space? What if we actually inhabit the multiverse, but our brains have evolved in such a way as to equip us with a firewall that limits what we perceive to a single universe? One worldline. The one we choose, moment to moment. It makes sense if you think about it. We couldn’t possibly...
    Note: Now there's something to ponder on.
  • Fred shared from Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch
    What might have been and what has been Point to one end, which is always present. Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened. —T. S. Eliot, “Burnt Norton”
    Note: Epigraph to Dark Matter by Blake Crouch.
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