SHOCK: UNIVERSE COULD BE HOLOGRAM
Why yes, that is the actual headline currently up on the homepage of the Huffington Post; as Allahpundit tweets, evidently it's a slow news day there. The headline leads to this article; it also leads to the reader thinking that somebody at the HuffPo has seen the Matrix or Men In Black one too many times.
Or perhaps the scene in Animal House where Pinto smokes his first joint, and begins to ponder whether or not "Our whole solar system could be like one tiny atom in the fingernail of some other giant being...That means one tiny atom in my fingernail could be one little tiny universe."
And don't get 'em started on whether or not the Zapruder film, the moon landings, and 9/11 were real...
Update: Latter theory confirmed with hard visual evidence: Don't ever let the cast of SCTV's "Five Neat Guys" V-neck sweater wearing barbershop quintet anywhere near the cheeba.
After we came out of the church, we stood talking for some time together of Bishop Berkeley's ingenious sophistry to prove the nonexistence of matter, and that every thing in the universe is merely ideal. I observed, that though we are satisfied his doctrine is not true, it is impossible to refute it. I never shall forget the alacrity with which Johnson answered, striking his foot with mighty force against a large stone, till he rebounded from it -- "I refute it thus."
Article printed from Ed Driscoll: http://pjmedia.com/eddriscoll
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