If something is undetectable, then that is 100% proof that it can't exist, anywhere. Surely you agree. Do you?
- 1 month agoFavourite answer
Just because we can't detect in or outside the universe a creature, an event, a location etc does not mean they are not a part of existence.
To make it simple for the idiots to understand, non detection doesn't automatically mean non existence.
- nineteenthlyLv 71 month ago
Not in the slightest. The problem is that it can't be asserted to exist. There is no reason to suppose that undetectable things don't exist. Dark matter, which doesn't exist in my opinion, is practically undetectable. Neutrinos would be another example.
- AnonymousLv 61 month ago
By that reasoning your own emotions don’t exist. You can’t prove emotions exist using only your five senses.
- SBR32277Lv 71 month ago
If it is undetectable but someone claims they know it exist, you have to wonder how they know if it is undetectable, that's a bit of a contradiction. If it is truly undetectable, then nobody would know it exists and nobody could be making claims of something they are completely unaware of. However we can absolutely know certain things are impossible and would never exist anywhere. A square circle for example, you can't say they are undetectable because the contradiction would not allow them to exist in the first place. Likewise with the concept of God, there are many contradictions that we can and do know about that would make the concept of God literally impossible.
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- PubliusLv 71 month ago
Of course not, silly. Intelligent extraterrestrial life has not been detected yet, but it certainly exists. Think again.
- Larry CLv 71 month ago
Detect a vaccum for me then.
- PaulLv 71 month ago
So, for most of the history of humanity, when bacteria and viruses were undetectable, they didn't exist? Even though they were still causing plagues where many thousands of people died? And atoms didn't exist until recent times?
- 1 month ago
Too bad you are forced to use extreme absurdities to prove your point.
It just demonstrates how weak the positive arguments for your beliefs are.
- PyriformLv 71 month ago
No, of course not. It just sounds as though you are trying to set up a straw man to knock down.
- CeeLv 41 month ago
No, it just means that it is undetectable like DNA that we just recently can detect, but it was always there, and I am pretty sure that there are many more things which we cannot detect right now but maybe in the future we will, if we dedicate ourselves to it.
- yesmarLv 71 month ago
Disagree. Your assertion that just because we don't have the technology or know-how to detect something concludes that it doesn't exist is illogical.