This is the minimum of what every ONTOLOGIST should know about the evolution of Reality, as it is, in itself – das ding an zich.

Ontologists are of two types; formal and informal. There are those that formally study the issue and those that deal with it informally or intuitively.

Either way, all humans are thus ontologists. How else could one explain the interminable arguments about politics, religion, gender, race, the weather, etc.? Very frequently, the final winning argument is that the other side is detached from reality.

We are all really in agreement, therefore. Before we can make sense of anything, we need to ‘know WHAT we are talking about’. Ontology precedes epistemology.

To the best of my knowledge, there is no agreed upon ontology.

johanneslubbe

PROPOSED: A SCIENTISTIC PERSPECTIVE ON EVERYTHING.
COMMUNICATING IN A WORLD OF CHAOS AND INCOHERENCE.

PART ONE: GENESIS OF REALITY AS IT IS NOW.

Domain 1. The Cosmos and Reality as it is (Ultimate Reality) consists of interacting arrays of all presences, forces, particles, phases, elements, molecules and structures, dead or alive, whether observed, unobserved or unobservable.

Contrary to still very popular creation myths, we now have a pretty detailed, very complex idea of Reality based on vast amounts of empirical observation. The evidence can not be squared with our beloved ancient myths: we now ‘know’ that our cosmos might have been evolving over the last ~14 billion years. The most popular version of the cosmic story is that in the beginning there was nothing, except maybe a relatively simple hyper-dense state of some sort. Suddenly, this point of comparative nothingness changed and an unimaginable effusion of energy ensued with particles…

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