Reasoning that leads to a conclusion of a void or empty or nothing or emptiness. It shows up in a few places – if I thought about it I could name them.

Reasoning that leads to a conclusion of a void or empty or nothing or emptiness. It shows up in a few places – if I thought about it I could name them.
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It’s usually a starting assumption too; some academia has that as assumptions – starting with an empty universe, do such and so

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I know it’s core to your worldview; it’s likely an area that once you get to it, I won’t be able to follow you in. I’ve never been able to. Same reason I could never do a standard meditation; always have to be modified or allow-for noisiness in some way

Examples from academia where it shows up: thought experiments. Always a pet peeve of mine. They start with the assumption of an empty universe and build from there and everything you could possible have want or need is inside of there, to the point where even the reasoner is not included.
Well, how can I be outside of that fictional universe and reason about it? I am clearly a part of it, manipulating it, creating it. It cannot exist without my active participation.
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Another place it shows up: axioms of set theory in mathematics.
Turns out any axiomic system really. There’s usually some sort of paradox at the root; in the case of set theory I believe I found it in the notion of CLOPEN – a set that is both closed and option simultaneously; a kind of paradox although it’s not mutually exclusive and yet it can be reasoned about – but it’s assumed to exist as an axiom.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clopen_set

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