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Casey Christofaris

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Is our math wrong? Is it our assumption of zero, or absolute nothingness?

There are know phenomena out there such as the gamma ray burst that total destroys(use loosely your ego wants to argue this syntax error not the mind) our current math and physics(e=mc2). But instead of saying well maybe we got a key part of our math wrong we make it so the phenomena matches our math. This is my personal take on what I think might be wrong. I think it has to do with our assumption of zero. Seeing how you can never have absolute nothingness as a base or starting point. Conceptually the idea of zero is great. I want an apple. But i am in a complete void of apples. I don't have a single one. Not even applesauce! I have ZERO apples. But I do not need to know that you have zero apples to know when you have 1 apple. On the other had I do need to know that you have 1 apple to understand that now you have 2 apple. I could be wrong. It just something that bothers me.

Also I am not a math person it has always been something I struggled with in school those pesky numbers. However in College I excelled at Logic, but that has been some time ago.

I am not say this is the answer I just say that I think there is something fundamentally wrong with our math

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  • Oct 20 2012: Are human beings able to see, experience, or even imagine infinity? Unless we've been there how would anyone possibly know what nothing is or what is absolute? How can one absolutely and simultaneously measure position and velocity?

    After all the deduction I am able to do, the only remaining option is to sit down, be quiet and admit non-omniscience!

    Humbly,
    MK
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      Oct 20 2012: Good day Mark,

      I think you hint it on the head, since humans can imagine the unimaginable we can always create another perspective. See this as cause and effect or balance. If you were to become an all knowing god you would have to know all perspective. And this is simply not possible. For there will always, always be another way to see the same thing from a different perspective. If anything has show me this is true it was 2 years of marriage counselling where basically the counselor was our interpreter. I could say one thing and it made perfect sense to me and what I said, but my wife would read it "weird" and it would amaze me how simple thing could be seen different ways.....oh and don't worry I was "weird" to her as well.

      Thanks
      Casey

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