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20 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 April 2008 01:37AM

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Comment author: Caledonian2 03 April 2008 02:48:26AM 0 points [-]

In what sense does "reality exist?" Is this tautology?

No, contradiction. There is nothing for reality to interact with, and so it cannot be said to exist.

Where is the universe? What color is half-past-three? How many zeros does it take to make a baker's dozen?

(Strangely, the comment list seems to have vanished - so I'll not consider myself bound by the previous stricture until it returns.)

Comment author: dlthomas 22 September 2011 08:20:54PM 6 points [-]

"How many zeros does it take to make a baker's dozen?"