For me, it was always a conundrum, wy people see something real in Phenomenas, which disapeared Billions of years ago.
It’s much more interesting to think over in what state this once expanding Universe is today. If it’s not expanding anymore you can be sure, the receding one will not be realized. The final colapse will be sudden. But not to be SEEN.
That one can experience ‚the Apocalypse‘ is a fairy tale
The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry, and Politics in 17th-Century China is on view through June 2 at Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue, at 70th Street; asiasociety.org