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Then What Does It Mean To Not Exist?

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Posted by Mark on August 31, 2001 02:47:57 UTC

As soon as I assume something exists, then POOF it's denoted a 1 = exists. But what if I assume something doesn't exist? Doesn't it now exist conceptualy? What value does it get? What if I assume god exists.....does he get a 1 for exists?

If I assume the universe exists then it must exist, in order for me to exist and be in the position to assume anything. ~~~Sorta has an anthropic ring to it~~~~~

But who assumed the universe existed in the first place......in order for me to get here and start assuming things?

In order for something to exist it surely must be possible, for if it were impossible it has no possibility of existing. Therefore the universe must be possible and yet it seems that nothingness would have been more feesible. So does it follow that anything that is possible must exist? If something is possible then does it stand that it can't "nonexist"? So our universe was destined to exist the instant it was deemed possible.......and if nothingness were possible then it would surely exist as does our universe, but the two cannot co-exist. Surely nothingness doesn't exist as it stands that I myself and the universe do exist. Nothingness is impossible; and it was impossible for our universe NOT to exist.

.......this stuff is too mind boggling.

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