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Jason Kottke links to Kurzgesagt's latest video on the paradox of time. It presents the 'box' theory of time, which asserts that the past, present and future are all equally real (as they would have to be, given Einstein's theory of relativity). It's a great explainer and presents the ideas in a way that is intuitive and accessible. It's a subject that has long interested me. This video is (or contains, I can't be sure) an advertisement for Brilliant, an online learning service that may or may not have produced the video (I mean, who knows?). I would add that the video is very well sourced, with a long list of supporting resources. P.S. if you have an hour, you can watch the 4.5 billion years of the history of Earth.

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