Of Physics and Philosophy

“‘It is demonstratable,’ said he, ‘that things cannot be otherwise than as they are; for all created for an end, all is necessarily for the best end.” -Pangloss

As Newton’s Third Law states, for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. However, for each seemingly tame assertion of philosophical optimism inĀ Candide, there are many more horrible misfortunes befalling Candide and company. Continue reading “Of Physics and Philosophy”

Of Physics and Philosophy