Santa’s Penultimate Truth

The universe is not isotropic or homogeneous.

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Scientists do not like to talk about the prior state of the universe. They feel like four blind men having to declare what is in front of them, each touching a different part of an elephant. They cling on to what they can agree on (it’s warm, it’s huge) and are silent about the rest.