Art, starting with a cover for Kabbalah: A Modern Approach (I can’t find the original artist, tell me who you are so I can give you credit!):
And by Tumblr user topquarkintown, Uriel stacking twelve-dimensional shapes:
The Rishon Model of physics, an attempted Theory of Everything using particles called Tohu and Vohu.
Plot-relevant articles: Bush’s inaugural address, Lovecraft’s Fungi From Yuggoth, Obama and Trump in Bible prophecy, chashmal (and more), telepathy in kabbalah, God killing 2.8 million people in the Bible, Irving Greenberg and Holocaust theology, Cathar parfaits, Derek Parfit.
Thanks to everyone who said hi to me and talked to me about Unsong at the Asilomar conference. I have to say, it’s scary enough knowing that cool Silicon Valley people read Slate Star Codex. Knowing that some of them read Unsong is just a little too much for me.
Here’s a picture from the conference of me with Sam Teller, a director at SpaceX. Cf. Chapter 10 – “The kabbalistic meaning [of Teller] is ‘someone who calls down destructive celestial energies'”!