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End of knowledge!

  1. Oct 26, 2012 #1
    Dear all,


    My question is a bit philosophical.
    Can humanity reach complete/total/absolute knowledge and control of the world, where there is nothing new to be known?!


    Thnx :)
     
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  3. Oct 26, 2012 #2

    phinds

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    no ...
     
  4. Oct 26, 2012 #3
    plus one here (or is that minus one?), and an even bigger problem is


    down here [tex]\downarrow[/tex]
     
  5. Oct 26, 2012 #4

    BobG

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    A = complete knowledge & control of the world
    B = nothing new to be known

    A and B true = possible
    A true and B false = not possible (you can't know everything and still have more to be known)
    A false and B true = possible (you don't have complete knowledge/control, but you've reached the limits of what can be known)
    A false and B false = possible
     
  6. Oct 26, 2012 #5

    Evo

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    Closed due to already knowing the answer.
     
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