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I know about Metaphysics.
The fact is, the basic ''point'' you are trying to say is that you do not believe that concepts exist due to their non physical nature.
Which means that you do not understand Metaphysics as you are disagreeing the existence of abstract concepts.
Thoughts exist, do you not agree?
Metaphysics is an area of study as Science and Philosophy, the concept of ''existence'' is not something that in Metaphysics is referred to as 'trying to be clever' sound bites. There are theories and theorists that explain these things, it is to this you should refer instead of trying baiting ATS members to answer a ridiculous assumption. You are not being profound.
I suggest you try to read this article about Existence.
To say that something exists, yet it has no discernible boundary nor a beginning and an end, is human folly.
Perhaps you should go back and read the things you actually said. IMO, and presumably you are asking for OPINIONS is that non physical things can and do exist, such as thoughts, thoughts exist even if they either aren't said or written, which is a physical definition.
You said the comment below, therefore you are suggesting your opinion is that ''things'' and having the ability to ''exist'' as only physical.
I suggested you read about Metaphysics and principles of existence, Plato etc so it is an astounding leap of logic suggesting other than that.
a reply to: Aphorism
How do you know know there are non-physical things? Where are they? By what means have you detected them?
Yes I agree that thoughts exist. But what do thoughts exist as? is my question, which I’ve asked a few times now. I claim that in order to explain what “thoughts” are, you can only ever refer to what has been said about them, and never any thought as such.
So far your awareness appears to be made of words.
I am not speaking about words - I am speaking about the knowing space that thought appears in.
Are you 'aware' that thoughts appear prior to speaking or writing?
Can you see my awareness?
Can you see your awareness?
What do you think the word 'awareness' is pointing to?