Is Nature Unnatural?
Only if idealism were literally true, and reality were nothing more than a simulation in a brain, could it be perfectly modeled by other simulations, such as scientific theories and computer programs. In other words, only if nature turns out to be a device, unnatural by definition, must it be possible to map it thoroughly with other devices, or to “exhaust” its being through rational analysis.
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