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Can a person's 'sense of self' be transported across spacetime?

Let us assume that transportation of human beings (and other objects) is possible (maybe in the future), and we have the technology to do so. (Please don't debate the scientific plausibility of this.) ...
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existence of objects under the microscope [closed]

Can there be any difference between the existence of things we sense directly and things we sense using instruments like microscope? Along the same lines , is it possible that some objects around ...
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Human in Outer space [closed]

Is it true that human in outer space can't differ right side and left side? Around human no another solid. Thanks.
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Do the dimensions have an infinite number of combinations of the appearance? [closed]

Can a piece of paper in our universe have more depth. something that we can't see. something that's more material. something that's more material. something that's more material. something that's more ...
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If the universe is flat, how can the Earth be round? [closed]

Just another silly question that may deserve a wise answer.
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In a way, isn't everyone biased somehow? [closed]

You hear people say that you ought to see an "expert" to get unbiased viewpoints. Isn't that largely based on the assumption that experts are unbiased? Or is it believed that smarter people in, say, ...
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An article by Jacob Pandian [closed]

There is an article named "The Dangerous Quest for Cooperation Between Science and Religion" by Jacob Pandian. I could not find it online. The article is also in a book Science and religion: Are they ...
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How did Evolution create new information and the bio-diversity we see? [closed]

How does an unguided, unintelligent process, create the genetic information, or rather instruction, to create new kinds of species. The two main mechanisms of Evolution seem completely inadequate to ...
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Why is modern physics still connected to Western notions of time? [closed]

as Rasheedah Phillips says “Afrofuturism uses a completely different construct of time and engages a different notion of time consciousness and notion of the future than does the European brand of ...
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Absolutely Unsolvable [closed]

They say the universe begun with a big bang. Perhaps, perhaps it was more like a ghost that kept on growing larger. But no matter how it started.. there is this law that says.. it is finite this ...
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what's the word/idea that everything has to be tested by science for it to count as fact? [closed]

UPDATE -- go educate yourself --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEPcQ6sIOTY note: being helpful is more important than anything else, please recommend in answers, comments, etc. [ solved ] what's ...
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How does Quantum science and Objectivism mix? [closed]

First off please bear with me that I am entering the realm of learning about both of these topics. However from what I have gathered objectivism says that reality is the only reality and that there is ...
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Why do the professional mathematicians believe blindly in so meaningless concepts as Infinity? [closed]

To refute such a concept as Infinity (or many infinities) in mathematics doesn't at all require all that big efforts mainly from its own definition in mathematics. To explain this very simple fiction ...