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What is not relative in this world? Is there something at all?

As far as I know everything around us is relative in nature. When we say that a car is moving, according to a person sitting in the car, the world is moving. So is there something at all that is not relative? And please don't include the speed of light which would be same. I am talking about something which is fixed that is, same from whichever angle you may look at it.


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  • Da Way

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    Oct 30 2013: How about existence itself? Something either exist or it doesn't, I can't imagine a 'relatively existing' state...
    • Nov 1 2013: Let me give you a relatively existing situation. Suppose a law is passed that a person missing for 3 days or more will be declared dead. You were on a trip with your friends when your feet suddenly slipped and you fell in a valley with some injuries so serious you couldn't possibly climb out. A monkey also lived in the valley.
      Now after the first day itself your friends report at police station and you are declared missing. Now, 3 days have passed a d you still are lying injured in the valley. The police therefore declare you dead. Now you are in a relatively exiating situation.
      While police thinks you are dead, relative to monkey, you are alive.
      Another example would be Shroehringer's Cat. Google it.
      • Da Way

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        Nov 1 2013: Not convinced. The first scenario you are in existence. The police's declaration is false due to lack of information. No relatives there.

        Second scenario the cat is used as an dilemma to explain how someone else's theory is incorrect. Again, no relativity there.

        Also my point is any existence, not all existence. Providing you can prove one existence (which is easily done), it answers the original question.

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