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The concept of a thing may exist even if the thing itself never has and never will. One might even say that "There are zero unicorns" is true because, and only because, no unicorns exist. This level of philosophy quickly descends to logic-chopping and wordplay based on terms precisely defined before the game begins. Such definitions need not, and ...


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I think a creationist (I’m not one) would just say that you’re right, creation wasn’t totally from zero. First of all, the Bible doesn’t say creation was from nothing. Second, God did the creating, so he existed prior to creation. There’s a problem with your reasoning, though. I can talk about zero splazoinkas, and splazoinkas don’t exist, so the mere fact ...


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The OP has clarified in a comment that he is not particularly interested in pi, but rather in any number that happens to contain every possible finite sequence of digits. In this case the answer to the question is yes. There is a real number that encodes a description of the entire state of the universe, past, present, and future. Not only that; we can find ...


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PI number contains an infinite number of 123 digit sequence, also it contains an infinite number of 12345678 digit sequence ans so on. What leads you to believe that? One can take such sequence of 10^10000000 digits and the PI will contain an infinite number of this sequence too. As far as I know, it is unknown whether there exists in pi, a sequence of 12 ...


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EDIT: I defined a particular property of number below and, not originally knowing the name of this property, decided to call it a "Hamlets number in base b." But @user4894 came to the rescue -- it's called a "disjunctive number in base b." So, find-replace "Hamlets" with "disjunctive." First off, the property you're ...


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