(b. 1963, NYC)
i. "Why is there anything at all?" Because
(A) 'absence of the possibility of anything at all' – nothing-ness – is impossible, to wit:
(B1) there is not any possible version of the actual world that is 'the negation of the actual world' (i.e. nothing-ness);
(B2) there is not any possible world in which it is true that 'a possible world is not a possible world' (i.e. nothing-ness);
(C) the only ultimate why-answer that does not beg the question is There Is No Ultimate Why-Answer.
ii. existence in its entirety is the ultimate, unbounded brute fact; therefore, all existents – facts events things persons – are necessarily contingent.
iii. the real (e.g. existence) encompasses reasoning (e.g. naturalism); therefore, reasoning cannot encompass (i.e. causally explain) the real.
we h. sapiens are embodied subjects; our minds are nonmind-dependent; neglecting our species functional defects makes us dysfunctional, or harms us (natural fact), and harm – disvalue – solicits help/care (moral fact) to which either we effectively respond or we do not (moral truth).
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