“Always Better on the Other Side” / Memorable Fancies #1454

[“A universe that includes you / can’t be all bad, but / does it? ....” – Margaret Atwood] That other universe – the one right over there – that one seems pretty good, doesn’t it? How to get there? Well, you’ll just have to stop being in this one... <END> Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: Pictures of the Invisible, a fiction sampler. … [Read more...]

“The Xerox Universe” / A Memorable Fancy #152

While there are very many universes, as the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics teaches, they are all exactly alike, identical to the one we are in right now. Too bad. We thought there might be other places, different ones. We thought that we ourselves, in those other worlds, might be other than who we are here. We thought we might have a chance to finally get it right somewhere, in some other place.   … [Read more...]