Re: Infinite universe

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sun Apr 27 2003 - 02:28:35 MDT

Paul Hughes wrote:
> --- Simon Gordon <> wrote:
>>Can a world which you have just imagined, like an
>>abstract fantasy world be measured? No. So by
>>following Ben's pragmatic philosophy it isnt real -
>>and i am quite happy with that -- so long as you
>>mention the word existance, because im quite
>>that each imaginable unreal world does in fact have
>>its own seperate existance, its existance is just as
>>objective and absolute as a pure mathematical
>>structure like our universe or the number 3.
> Objective? Absolute? Hardly. Please tell me at which
> point internal reality ends, and external reality
> begins. Quantum indeterminancy rules out any kind of
> absolute objective reality.

Is this a claim that a universe that is not perfectly clockwork
cause and effect is not objective? If so, by what argument and
understanding of "objective"?

- samantha

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