[extropy-chat] something rather than nothing

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 02:58:52 UTC 2007

On 3/6/07, gts <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 05 Mar 2007 19:32:08 -0500, A B <austriaaugust at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > If you imagine the "condition" of nothingness where...
> Problem for me is, I cannot imagine nothing no matter what conditions you
> might try to ascribe to it.
> T'aint possible for anyone to imagine nothing, I say, because to imagine
> anything is to imagine something. And any kind of something is not
> nothing.

It's not possible to imagine infinity, or a singularity, or no time and
space, but that doesn't invalidate those concepts (although historically it
has in many people's minds).

Stathis Papaioannou
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