What is physical and what is not ?

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  1. Asexperia Valued Senior Member

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    Any examples?
     
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  3. davewhite04 Valued Senior Member

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    Everything you can see is matter. If you're blind you are surrounded by matter, like everyone else.
     
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  5. Jeeves Valued Senior Member

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    Yes. Too many to list.
     
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  7. Asexperia Valued Senior Member

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    What's the opposite of physical that's real?
     
  8. Seattle Valued Senior Member

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    Give it a break. He's going to say Love so what's your next move?
     
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  9. Jeeves Valued Senior Member

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    The other set of knuckles?
     
  10. Write4U Valued Senior Member

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    Abstract object theory
    Not to be confused with Object theory.
    See also
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    Abstract and concrete

    Abstract and concrete
    In philosophy,
    Examples of abstract and concrete objects:

    ...........Abstract.................................................Concrete...................................
    Tennis............................................................A tennis match
    Redness.........................................................Red light reflected off of an apple and hitting one's eyes
    Five................................................................Five cars
    Justice............................................................A just action
    Humanity (the property of being human).....Human population (the set of all humans)


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abstract_and_concrete
     
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  11. Asexperia Valued Senior Member

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    More examples:

    Abstract ............. Concrete
    Love ................... A loving action
    Rectangle .......... A door with this form
    Country .............. France
    Ideas .................. A speech
    Sphere ............... A ball
    Table .................. That table
     
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  12. davewhite04 Valued Senior Member

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    Supernatural. Ghosts(apparently some ghost hunters believe if they see an "orb" in the dark using a special camera it is a ghost. Natural and Super natural Matter vs an entity with no matter.
     

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