On Saturday, August 04, 2001 7:11 PM Damien Broderick
>>I have a wierd theory that the reason the fabric of space is expanding
>>between galaxies is because advanced beings living there know that true,
>>ultimate freedom can only be accomplished by single individual entities
>>moving away from everyone else at nearly the speed of light.
> A version of this cosmogony is amusingly developed in Stanislaw Lem's book
> A PERFECT VACUUM, cited and discussed briefly in THE SPIKE (p 301).
Glad to see another Lem fan out there!
Another bit of self-promotion from someone has still has yet to read _The
Spike_ -- like Eleizer, I'm putting a lot of stuff until after the
Singularity, especially dusting my bookshelves!:) -- see "Stanislaw Lem: The
Problem of Communication" at http://uweb.superlink.net/neptune/Lem.html ,
though it really has little to do with cosmology or the Spike.:)
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