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originally posted by: AllIsOne
a reply to: OOOOOO
Please keep in mind that 27% of the universe is made of dark matter, dark energy accounts for about 70%. We have absolutely no idea what that is. I don't think we have "defined" the universe yet since all branches of science only deal with 5% of "normal matter".
originally posted by: MrConspiracy
The never ending debate... can something come from nothing?
As time goes on, the idea we are just a simulation seems so logical.
When you go to the roots of this question, you can't find an answer. We're not there yet.
Our understanding is limited to our perception of space and time. We really have no idea WTF is going on or has gone on in the past.
My mind gets tired just thinking about it.
Of course, many of the laws of nature can be derived mathematically from other laws. For example, Kepler’s laws of planetary motion can be derived from Newton’s laws of gravity and motion (classical physics). And (it is thought that) the reason gravity works the way it does is because mass “curves space-time.” Essentially, space and time are treated as a “fabric” which is distorted by the presence of mass; the mass curves space-time, and then space-time tells the mass how to move. Many laws of nature depend on other laws which depend on still others, and so on. Ultimately, there must be a foundational set of principles which exist for no other reason than that God has so decreed. Ultimately, the fundamental laws of nature require a law-giver.
originally posted by: TzarChasm
a reply to: MotherMayEye
Beautiful post. The simplest definition of Taoism I have ever encountered is "dark implies light and light implies dark". I thought that was so cool and you have nailed it in your thread. And it amuses me that so many people wage war on darkness, ideologically speaking, because darkness is what gives their light it's strength. With less shadow comes less light. One of those bitter ironies that tickle me so much.
originally posted by: Xtrozero
originally posted by: OOOOOO
As I said before this Universe we arein, is not infinite, it is finite, it has been defined, it's numbers have been counted. The number of atoms in this Universe are somewhere around 10 to the 81 first, pleasee don't quote me, I'm not going to look it up you can if you wish.
Space ends with the end of space/,time. Our space is not empty, it contans about a minum of one hydrogen atom per cubic meter, if you go out side of our Universe's space therre is nothing there, it does not exist yet.
This universe will have it's time and then it will end, simple as that. But that does not mean it's the end of the story.
I guess my point is the number of atoms does not means that is the limit of the universe, but it is the limit of matter in the universe. That matter can continue to expand, within space, without a end to that expansion, and that is one hypothesis, that matter will continue to expand as gravity continues to be spread out more and more weakening whatever hold it may play in our universe.
originally posted by: OOOOOO
There is still some doubt of the aethers, but what the matrix, still you can not have a cube of Nothing, and the concept of a cube would not work, out side of the confines of the space/time, of our Universe.
originally posted by: Plotus
Would 'nothing' have boundaries or exert attraction or repulsion ? Would it modify .... a 'something', nothing's opposite ?
Would it occupy a location ? Would it react ? I think the concept of absolute nothing is flawed, my opinion.
originally posted by: game over man
I think nothing is always existing when you think of quantum physics that you have infinite possibilities, you must have infinite non-possibilities. So therefore what is happening now there is also a different possibility that is not happening, which would be nothing. So nothing is also happening.
Before the Big Bang, before the point of singularity, there must have been a "big bang" version of dimensions, and before that a big bang of "possibilities" and "non-possibilities". Therefore we are a result of a possibility so in essence there always was something. So we must be in a reality of infinity, where something and nothing is infinite.
originally posted by: Itisnowagain
Energy is all there is. It is just energy - there are not two energies.
Energy is moving but it is not going anywhere and has never been anywhere.