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Re: Matheology § 238
Posted: Apr 6, 2013 4:05 PM
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On 4/6/2013 2:50 AM, WM wrote:
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Just ran across this by Herbert Spencer.

It seemed to apply to WM's method of
"proof by reality"


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"Ultimate Scientific Ideas, then, are all
representative of realities that cannot be
comprehended. After no matter how great a progress
in the colligation of facts and the establishment of
generalizations ever wider and wider?after the
merging of limited and derivative truths in truths
that are larger and deeper has been carried no matter
how far; the fundamental truth remains as much beyond
reach as ever. The explanation of that which is
explicable, does but bring out into greater clearness
the inexplicableness of that which remains behind.
Alike in the external and the internal worlds, the man
of science sees himself in the midst of perpetual changes
of which he can discover neither the beginning nor the
end. If, tracing back the evolution of things, he allows
himself to entertain the hypothesis that the Universe
once existed in a diffused form, he finds it utterly
impossible to conceive how this came to be so; and equally,
if he speculates on the future, he can assign no limit
to the grand succession of phenomena ever unfolding
themselves before him. In like manner if he looks
inward, he perceives that both ends of the thread of
consciousness are beyond his grasp; nay, even beyond
his power to think of as having existed or as existing
in time to come. When, again, he turns from the
succession of phenomena, external or internal, to
their intrinsic nature, he is just as much at fault.
Supposing him in every case able to resolve the
appearances, properties, and movements of things, into
manifestations of Force in Space and Time; he still finds
that Force, Space, and Time pass all understanding.
Similarly, though the analysis of mental actions may
finally bring him down to sensations, as the original
materials out of which all thought is woven, yet he is
little forwarder; for he can give no account either of
sensations themselves or of that something which is
conscious of sensations. Objective and subjective things
he thus ascertains to be alike inscrutable in their
substance and genesis. In all directions his investigations
eventually bring him face to face with an insoluble
enigma; and he ever more clearly perceives it to be an
insoluble enigma. He learns at once the greatness and the
littleness of the human intellect?its power in dealing
with all that comes within the range of experience; its
impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience.
He realizes with a special vividness the utter
incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered in
itself. He, more than any other, truly knows that in its
ultimate essence nothing can be known."


And, this is from Wikipedia in the article on energy,

During a 1961 lecture[5] for undergraduate students at
the California Institute of Technology, Richard Feynman,
a celebrated physics teacher and Nobel Laureate, said this
about the concept of energy:

"There is a fact, or if you wish, a law, governing all
natural phenomena that are known to date. There is no
known exception to this law?it is exact so far as we know.
The law is called the conservation of energy. It states that
there is a certain quantity, which we call energy, that does
not change in manifold changes which nature undergoes. That is
a most abstract idea, because it is a mathematical principle; it
says that there is a numerical quantity which does not change
when something happens. It is not a description of a mechanism,
or anything concrete; it is just a strange fact that we can
calculate some number and when we finish watching nature go
through her tricks and calculate the number again, it is the
same."



WM is critical of mathematicians for investigating the
"strange facts" of infinite collections. Apparently,
he understands the field in which he has succeeded less
than the one in which he feigns interest.








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