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Single Idea 20469

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 5. Infinite in Nature]

Full Idea

'Infinite', ultimately, is the name that we give to what we do not yet know. Nature appears to be telling us that there is nothing truly infinite.

Gist of Idea

There are probably no infinities, and 'infinite' names what we do not yet know


Carlo Rovelli (Reality is Not What it Seems [2014], 11)

Book Reference

Rovelli,Carlo: 'Reality is Not What it Seems', ed/tr. Carnell/Segre [Penguin 2016], p.205