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#585: Professor Donald Hoffman — The Case Against Reality, Beyond Spacetime, Rethinking Death, Panpsychism, QBism, and More

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Science Can Never Have a Theory of Everything

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Science can never have a theory of everything, he says. Theories tell us where they stop, but don't tell us what the next theory should be. Girdle's incompleteness theorem shows that there are truths that cannot be proven from one system to another. This means any conceptual scheme we come up with will always barely scratch the surface of reality - and so this is great security for mathematicians who work on theories.

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