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Jim Holt:
Why does the universe exist?

TED2014 · 17:17 · Filmed Mar 2014
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Jim Holt: Why does the universe exist?
17:17 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 18 languages

Why is there something instead of nothing? In other words: Why does the universe exist (and why are we in it)? Philosopher and writer Jim Holt follows this question toward three possible answers. Or four. Or none.

Writer and philosopher
Why is there something rather than nothing? In his book "Why Does the World Exist?" Jim Holt dares to ask. Full bio
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