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Dreaming in Apocalypse Again

I am grateful for most of my dreams, especially since they are a rarity these days for whatever reason. Last night I had a dream where I saw a book with all the names of everyone who had ever lived. The names were ordered chronologically, and I saw the name of the last remaining man and saw that he had long since passed on. The only other thing I can remember is that the ink was blue and that man was from Indochina.

I think my dream about the end of mankind has inspired in me a strange, lingering curiosity about the end of the world. In some trivial investigations, I came across the following mind-blowing wiki entry: This thing is PHENOMENALLY INTERESTING. In fact, in my mind it kind of reads like an insane science fiction novella. My favorite tidbit from this list, placed at some ultra-hyper far flung future date (I can't read the number written there, can you?): (10 to the 10th to the 50th power years from now) "Estimated time for a Boltzmann brain to appear in the vacuum via a spontaneous entropy decrease." What's a "Boltzmann Brain" you ask? Well, the answer is equally fun:

This is, officially and emphatically, my favorite Wikipedia page until I find the next favorite.

About the Author

PhD Candidate in Japan, researching Narrative in Games. Responds favorably to Thrash Metal, Karaoke, and Dungeons & Dragons.

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