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Originally posted by jessejamesxx
Originally posted by R3KR
I dont understand how nature can be math.
If you measure something you get an inaccurate snap shot.
For example, you measure a block of aluminum, it is 1x1x1 cm square.
But in reality that block is constantly changing shape at the plank scale.. and probably even smaller, we just cant measure that small.
So I think math is a kind of approximation of measurement, never to be exact.. because even if you could absolutely get an accurate measurement, it would change instantly because of reactions going on with electrons and such.
That being said, we can measure at a level where we can use certain things with a level of predictability.
Airplanes, bridges, cars etc...
To the human brain it would be hard to have an accurate measurement. If you had an infinite super computer at your disposal, you could plot every atom/electron in your 4d grid. Man's math is very small view into nature's math, in my opinion.
I guess a big factor behind how you feel about this subject, is how you feel about the idea of a "holographic universe". Nature equaling math doesn't seem like a huge stretch if you feel that our reality is solely located in our brains through perception.
Originally posted by dfrank39
Time and space are beliefs. Because math is a measuring tool for both space and time it is a belief. It is simply up to you whether you believe it.
Originally posted by Byteman
reply to post by jessejamesxx
Insects build complex structures all the time without math.
We don't need math either, we just like it for it's efficiency.
Math is a man-made concept, and everything it alleges to express exists without it.