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Boundaries of Black Hole and Observable Universe

Are the boundaries of a black hole, the event horizon, similar to the boundary at the end of our observable universe?
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Causal reconnection

Can causally disconnected regions join up again? For example the universe is expanding faster than light creating cosmological horizon, but what if something causes the expansion to slow down and ...
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Does cosmic expansion imply the possibility of the universe splitting in half; multiple big-crunches?

There is an event horizon where cosmic expansion leads to superluminal recession speeds for sufficiently distant objects -- the Hubble Volume. 1) Does matter beyond the event horizon affect us ...
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Is the observable region of the universe within the event horizon of a super-massive black hole?

Observations: I have read that for a free-falling observer within the event horizon of a black hole that all lines of sight will end at the singularity which is black. I also look up and see that ...