Tweaking the math to explain the universe

At the start of 2011, I posted a series of articles dealing with the nature of reality — more accurately, the nature of our descriptions of reality.

The series was later edited into a longer essay titled “Is Reality Unreal?” In that essay, I concluded that “there is ‘reality,’  as far as we can know it, and there is ‘truth,’ as far as we can perceive it.”

This practical position acknowledged that our understanding of the universe and of the forces and things within it, including ourselves, is constrained by the limits of our perception and the scope of our reason. Continue reading