Possible Students

I sometimes think of all the close possible worlds in which I am still teaching–all those happy students! Sorry (actual) chaps (and chapesses), it wasn’t my idea to deprive you. But at least I have a counterpart who is still teaching. The actual world is just one possible world in which I don’t teach, but I teach in plenty of other worlds. Ah, the consolations of metaphysics.

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6 responses to “Possible Students”

  1. The universities are much better in those worlds too.

  2. xc says:

    perhaps inspired by the TV series “Counterpart”?
    i bet each world has unhappiness in their own way.

  3. Rollo Burgess says:

    Relatedly (sort of) this is rather funny:

    http://existentialcomics.com/comic/156

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