|Adapted for the Internet from:
Why God Doesn't Exist
|Are air, wind, fire, ocean, and
gases objects or concepts?
Fig. 1 The shape of air
Aeolus: God of the Wind
|Air qualifies as a physical object if
we treat this gas as a single
entity, point to it and name it: air.
The ET visualizes what we are
pointing to and now associates
the word 'air' with the blue ring in
the picture. Only up to this point
is air an object. As soon as the
prosecutor describes air (e.g.,
made of molecules) or uses it to
explain a theory, he summarily
converts the word air into a
|The word ocean qualifies as an
object when you point and say
the word. If ocean is compared
against river or requires that it
have waves, the word ocean is
now treated as a concept.
|Fire and smoke may have shape
and travel upwards (against
gravity), but this doesn't make
them objects. Smoke consists of
a bunch of particles, but both
fire and smoke fail as objects
because they are intrinsically
|Forget my daughter, Bill. She's just an illusion. Let
me show you the real objects of the Universe.