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Timeless Truth – Contingent World

November 27, 2009

Descartes and his followers have sought to root our experience of the world in the bedrock of intellectual certainty. If we adhere to that tradition, then in our search for the most secure form of knowledge we are inevitably led to timeless concepts such as mathematics and logic, because real truth, by definition, cannot change with time. Yet the very world of experience we seek to explain is time-dependent and contingent.

– Paul Davies, The Mind of God, 178 (Simon & Schuster – 1992).

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