So there is something more
Perhaps you have experienced something you can’t explain, an incredible coincidence or something else, for instance a near death experience. Or maybe you know someone who did. You can’t reason it away so you believe there must be something more.
Death: the final frontier
Quite a few people have experienced near death. To some people this is proof of an afterlife but most scientists are not convinced. A psychiatrist named Ian Stevenson proved them all wrong. But why do so few people remember a previous life? The answer might be a bit discomforting.
The simulation argument
Perhaps we live inside a computer simulation. Human civilisation may have become advanced. Humans may have come to live very long and entertain themselves in with virtual reality universes and this universe could be one of them. The idea of this universe being a virtual reality is popularised in The Matrix.
Properties of this universe
Either this universe emerged for some unknown reason or it was created by an advanced civilisation. Some pundits believe they can prove that this universe is created by demonstrating that the underlying properties are just number that can be represented in a computer. But properties are not a cause of existence.
If we live inside a virtual reality there might be a script. And if there is a script then this universe probably is a virtual reality. Presumably someone must be running the show in that case. Such a script might generate meaningful coincidences we can recognise.
The law of large numbers
Meaningful coincidences might indicate that there is a script and that this universe is a virtual reality. On 15 July 2011 two television towers in the Netherlands caught fire. There had never been a fire in a television tower in the Netherlands before. The law of large numbers states that bizarre accidents like this happen by chance. This isn’t proof of a script. There may be a way around this law by focussing on major historic events.
Numerology is a way to give meaning to events using numbers. Numbers have no meaning, except the number itself. Weird things happened. This justifies a closer look at coincidences like 11:11 turning up on clocks again and again. There appeared to be a relation with the end of the Mayan calendar on 21 December 2012.
History as a script
World War I ended with the Armistice of 11 November 1918. The licence plate number of the car in which Franz Ferdinand was killed referred to this date. The peculiarities surrounding D-Day are even more puzzling. The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 has been predicted. The coincidences combined suggest that history is a script.
11 September coincidences
One of the first major geopolitical events in the age of Internet was 9/11. This event has been the subject of conspiracy theories. That obscured a remarkable fact. No other event in world history has ever been riddled with so many peculiar coincidences. Perhaps the conspiracy theorists simply weren’t paranoid enough as history might be a script.
Aftermath of the 11 September terror attacks
In the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 terror attacks some more peculiar coincidences happened.