Relativity teaches us the connection between the different descriptions of one and the same reality.
How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought independent of experience, is so admirably adapted to the objects of reality.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
To the extent math refers to reality, we are not certain to the extent we are certain, math does not refer to reality.
A person experiences life as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. Our task must be to free ourselves from this self-imposed prison, and through compassion, to find the reality of Oneness.
One thing I have learned in a long life that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike - and yet it is the most precious thing we have
Reality is merely an illusion, although a very persistent one.
But the creative principle resides in mathematics. In a certain sense, therefore, I hold true that pure thought can grasp reality, as the ancients dreamed.
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