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[T]he question of what “really” exists pervades the sciences and human thought in general. The belief that the infinite does not really exist goes back at least to Aristotle. Parrnenides even questioned the reality of plurality and change. (Einstein’s vision … Continue reading

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[E]veryone pretend[s] as if they were just giving one another gifts and then they fervently denied they expected anything back. But in actual fact everyone [understands] there [are] implicit rules and recipients would feel compelled to make some sort of … Continue reading

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The chemistry of living things & Mary Baker Eddy’s Christian Science It’s patently obvious that people are completely unalike to liquid mercury, ammonium chloride, and plumbum. Likewise, it stands to reason that frogs, bats, voles, minks, snakes, geckos, sparrows, drosophila, … Continue reading

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Proof that differential equations are real. The shapes the salt is taking at different pitches are combinations of eigenfunctions of the Laplace operator. (The Laplace operator  tells you the flux density of the gradient flow of a many-to-one function ƒ. As eigenvectors … Continue reading

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