Theme Of Exhalation

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One of the themes in Exhalation by Ted Chiang is the scientific method can reveal truths about existence. The scientific method is like a fortune teller. It can give us the answers that we did not have before. In the short story, the world is filled with a race mechanical beings. Curiosity builds as time appears to be moving faster even though there is no malfunctions with the clocks. One scientist decides to take upon the task to figure out what is going on and dissects his own brain. Through the scientific method, the scientist discovers that because the atmospheric pressure rising that the air passing through their brain is slower. The slower the air passing through their brain, the slower their brains perform. This discovery led to the
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