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Not exactly "nothing"
will make a NOTHING.
Not exactly "nothing"
Originally posted by CesarO
I think it boils down to how abstract the word is, the same with infinity. It helps in the surface to describe certain situations but we forget that we don't know everything and we start using it to try and understand the universe when your are already making a mistake by believing that it is a valid observation. In the end nothing is just a word meaning its just a symbol it has no effect on whatever you decide to place it on. Although it has merit since it can be describe something that is void of particular elements but again since we don't know everything we have to be careful how we use it.
"You say there is the void; therefore the void is not nothing; therefore it is not the void."
Originally posted by Idonthaveabeard
There is somethin about nthing that humans cant seem to get their heads round. People belive in an afterlife or reincarnation because they just cant imagine there being 'nothing'. Similaly with the creation of the universe, before the universe came about, there was apprently nothing. But how can there be 'nothing'? What is nothing, like truely nothing. Nothing as we know it at the moment, is a space with nothing in it, an empty room for xample or an empty piece of land, but technically that isnt 'nothing' an empty room is still a room. Even if you were in the depths of space lightyears away from anything, that still wouldnt be nothing, you are still 'in' space.
Once we can understand, or even re create nothing and exactly what it is I think we can realy start piecing together just what the (snip) happened back then. IMO its not the big bang itself thats the most intriguing, its whatever was going on before and the best picture we could get of that would be to see whats byond this universe, which we know is virtually impossible.
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Originally posted by Ilyich
reply to post by Idonthaveabeard
Give me an example of nothing and I will believe in it, there isn't a place anywhere where nothing exists. There isn't a single place on earth where " Nothing " can truly be found, there isn't any other planet where " Nothing " can be found, because the planet itself is something, and it is composed of things, and so on. Space is composed of more material than anyone human can begin to imagine, or understand. Space is not an empty vastness as many believe, there is oxygen, as well as other gasses, dust, minerals, atoms, and immense amounts of energy. Just because you can not see something does not mean nothing is there. For instance, look at the space above and below my writing. In my post, what do you see? It's certainly not nothing, this very post is composed of letters, words and sentences, the area around it contains light projected towards your eyes, and just because it appears as an empty space does not mean it is empty. Nothing, is a false ideology, and the sooner people get over the idea there is such a thing we will all grow to a new level of understanding. God, no god, Big bang or not, there is no such thing as nothing.