Michael Wiik's weird theory

From: Damien Broderick (d.broderick@english.unimelb.edu.au)
Date: Sat Aug 04 2001 - 20:11:27 MDT

At 11:24 AM 8/4/01 -0400, you wrote:

>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).

Damien Broderick

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