more often than not our perception of reality is mistaken for reality
More often than not? That is very implausible. If that were so, how could we even survive a day in traffic? Sense perception is highly reliable. Not perfect, of course, but highly reliable. That we come home after a day of driving is testimony to that.
---------- Post added 05-06-2010 at 05:19 PM ----------
Why does there have to be something instead of nothing?
Because if there were nothing, who would complain?
---------- Post added 05-06-2010 at 05:21 PM ----------
Who said that is the case?
No one, obviously. But if there were nothing, wouldn't that