I found this quote in a book entitled Einstein’s God by Krista Tippett. She quotes a mathematician by the name of Curt Godel. It is simply:

There are some truths that can never be proven to be true.

This statement was made in light of Godel’s then-recent incompleteness theorem which he was able to prove mathematically. The incompleteness theorem states that: In any system at least as complicated as arithmetic: it is either consistent *OR* complete. Consistent meaning that there are no contradictions and complete meaning that you can prove everything. So, either there are no contradictions *OR* you can prove everything. If you then choose to consider the system to be consistent then there are truths that cannot be proven. Some food for thought.

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