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Re: 'nothing'

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Posted by Jim Davidson on April 23, 1999 02:39:26 UTC

: : What is nothing? Does it exist? If we remove all matter from space will it be nothing? What holds space? Does something always have to be contained in something else? If there is a God where does he exist? These questions I do not know the answer to, but maybe someone can help me further understand.

: Several definitions of nothing. : One is that nothing equals zero, a mathematical concept. It is perhaps the most important number in our numbering system, yet it was only discovered in our millenium. : So in mathematics nothing is more important than anything else. It may turn out to be the same in physics and cosmology.

: One definition of God is that God is everything, which in mathematics is called infinity. But from math we know that zero is the inverse of infinity. In ordinary words, zero equals any number divided by infinity. : So I guess that makes nothing equal to anything divided by everything. : Or anything is nothing in comparison to God.

So what is nothing in comparison to humans? Is it the level in which God exists?

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