… my axiom that "All things are as they appear" would almost certainly have to go modification in my mind to accommodate your being right.
To me; ‘All things are as they appear’ is not a bad starting point. I guess, if we are going to attempt to understand the world then trying to ‘join the dots’ as we see them is all we can do.
I'm sure there are many realities that actually exist that are less like they appear but at our level of development none of these is likely to be proven.
The way I see it; part of the problem is we can only see/comprehend 96% of what is out there – 23% being dark matter and 73% dark energy. Yet even this is consistent with the contention that we are part of an external reproductive system. Male gametes for example only have a single copy of DNA (either maternal or paternal) and cannot code for building body parts. The job of gametes is to create future generations of their species, and like us, the source of their creation is hidden from them.
It is encouraging however to note that, once male gametes are inseminated into the lower vagina they seem to know where to go. They find their way through the cervix, into the uterus and then enter the fallopian tube. And amazingly they are able to penetrate the hard wall of the female egg – and will mostly code for future generations of their species that can survive and adapt.
It seems most of the alts can be right at least in part and all the evidence says the scholars are wrong across the board. What a strange situation.
Yes it is; ‘strange’. More to the point though it is very, very, disappointing. One would think the current holders of prestige positions at the worlds great academic institutions would recognise the evidence that is overwhelmingly obvious – and not adhere to an outdated paradigm that is plainly wrong.