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Eduk wrote:Firstly the scientific concensous is that before the big bang is entirely unknown. And maybe unknowable but no one wants to rule that out. So science draws no conclusions from before the big bang. Of course scientist enjoy unknows and will do their best to find out what they can. So who knows maybe one day.
In the meantime science knows precisely nothing about events before the big bang.
Secondly the higgs field did not exist before the big bang, or at least no one knows if it did and there is no need for it to have existed before the big bang. It was created along with the big bang. Or at least that's the scientific consensus at this time.
I don't see how not knowing about before the big bang either refutes or confirms philosophy being dead or not
Erkle wrote:Even "logic without action" is something and not nothing.
Camalot15 wrote:Consciousness could have existed as contented logic before the big bang event happen into existence. There is a innate logic in the unfolding of the big bang event as if logic where its unchanging designer and mover. So the state of nothing that existed prior to the big bang could be describe as logic without action. If so the bang event has a logical conscious above light speed designer and mover.
Was Being the same then as now, or radically different? Did nothingness prevail before the bang?
Felix wrote:Sartre contended that existence precedes essence, but if existence is a mindless process without creative capacity, how can that be?
Felix wrote:Was Being the same then as now, or radically different? Did nothingness prevail before the bang?
You question pertains to Existence, not to Being. Being can coincide with Nothingness but Existence cannot: there are states of existence, e.g., our material Universe, and then there is nonexistence, i.e., Nothingness, Being may coincide with both.
Sartre contended that existence precedes essence, but if existence is a mindless process without creative capacity, how can that be?
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