Can we ever know the truth about reality?

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In the fourth century BC, the philosopher Aristotle described nature as having two types of motion: natural motion, which does not require an external force, and violent motion which goes against natural tendencies by requiring an external cause. The natural motion of earth and water is to fall, and air and fire to rise. These were the four terrestrial elements, with a fifth — the aether — in the celestial sphere.

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Richard Vincent

Richard Vincent

Physics graduate based in London. I’m interested in physics, philosophy, ethics, psychology and insights found at the intersection of these.