Sometimes things are not what they seem. Sometimes life is strange. The realization that appearance does not always mirror reality, or that appearance does not exhaust reality is ancient, ancient yet contemporary. It may, perhaps, be the fundamental realization of all religion, science, and philosophy.
Today, besides being Independence Day in America, is the premiere of the third season of the Netflix show, Stranger Things. In this bonus episode, we celebrate Stranger Things and explore one of its central themes. Enjoy.