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The view you are describing, though possibly not the view you are thinking of, is called indirect realism. It is not a view of mystics, but the view of most materialists and physical realists today. Idealism denies that there is a real world at all. Idealists believe that only the mind exists (along with perceptions in the mind). An indirect realist believes ...


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This is a common concept for those who hold by idealist worldviews. That the world is really consciousness, and the appearance of matter around us, and its solidity, is an illusion. There is a term for this idea in Indian philosophy, and that is Maya -- that the appearance of a material world is an illusion. The concept of Maya is adopted from its Hindu ...


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The pedagogy of physics begins with a presentation of energy as a dichotomy between kinetic energy and potential energy. This dichotomy presupposes a "configuration space" of "points" presumably correlated with a three dimensional real space. There is no such thing as an "absolute potential." Potential energy is understood as a ...


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Energy is a property of a physical system as measured in a particular frame - not necessarily a single object, but a collection of objects in relation to each other from a certain vantage point. For example, two massive objects separated by a distance have gravitational potential energy. The objects may or may not be "material" in the sense of &...


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scientism https://sniadecki.wordpress.com/2021/10/24/grothendieck-church/ Other than that, you are probably looking for "idealism" in some form or another.


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