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Posted by eventhorizen on July 17, 2003 16:46:09 UTC

Actually, it is thanks to math that we know for a fact that the physical universe does not exist, at least not as we perceive it. "Physical" is what we can see, touch, smell, etc., but it's clear that those sensations do not exist and are only a creation of our minds. What "actually exists" is but a bunch of abstractions, some of which are expressed in mathematics.

Please explain abstraction. In addition, if our senses are a creation of our minds, then how does mathematics express something that does not exist? Or how does something explain nothing?

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