• 180 Proof
    10.2k
    Gratuitous, not "mysterious". :death: :flower:
  • Deus
    320


    Grateful for existing … however just because we cannot answer the question from our limited perspective does not mean there is no reason for us existing within this flesh and bone and worldly desires and spiritual desires too.
  • litewave
    764
    If nothing existed, there would be the fact that nothing exists, but a fact is something. Or, in other words, there would be the property of "there being nothing", but a property is something. So the idea of nothingness is logically inconsistent. However, the idea of nothingness is logically consistent if it refers to a part of reality, instead of whole reality: there can be nothing in a part of reality. Such a part of reality can be called an "empty world" or "empty set". Combinations of empty sets into larger sets and combinations of those larger sets into even larger sets, and so on, constitute the structures of all possible composite objects and thus all possible worlds.

    Therefore, not only is it logically necessary that something exists, it is also logically necessary that all possible worlds exist.
  • hope
    216
    The chemicals that make up the brain also cannot explicitly be trusted to relate a 100% detailed and accurate version of reality or events.theRiddler

    Open up a brain and look inside it? Do you see any accurate reality in there? haha
  • theRiddler
    266
    Open up a brain and look inside it? Do you see any accurate reality in there? haha

    Good question, there's essentially no way of telling. The brain both could and may not see itself accurately.

    Obviously, it's impossible to tell by using your brain to look at it.
  • theRiddler
    266
    We can only perceive in 3 measly dimensions, so I doubt it does get the whole picture of reality.
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