Happy Halloween

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
More About Reality

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Harvey on December 21, 2001 23:10:49 UTC

Hi Dick,

>>>The mental model I am referring to consists of the entire collection of observables of which one could be aware. I was under the impression that such constituted the actual information any valid scientific thesis is to explain. This is the mental model I refer to as the mental model of the universe underlying any scientific attempt to explain our experiences.>>The mental model I am referring to consists of the entire collection of observables of which one could be aware.>My point #1 consists of the statement that acceptance of that mental model, in no way constrains any explanation of anything.>>H: Reality includes everything both known and not known. D: I do not know why you included that statement. The question clearly raised is exactly what do you mean by the phrase “reality includes everything not known”. I think it is a rather extreme statement to include “everything not known” as part of reality.>H: [Reality includes] Causes and effects... All time dimensions and all space dimensions... D: It seems you are stating that everything is real!!! My opinion is that such a position leaves the word with little use; but you know more than I do about communicating ideas.

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
Google
 
Web www.astronomy.net
DayNightLine
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2018 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins