Ted, thanks for the comments. I actually don’t think QM has brought back the universe as a conscious being. Unless one is a panpsychist, which I think is a highly dubious metaphysical position. But stay tuned, I’ll write more about that.

As for the Cynics, great guys, but even the Stoics didn’t think the Cynic model is scalable. They are meant to be exceptional, not for everyone.

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