Godel and the End of the Universe

…we are not angels, who view the universe from the outside. Instead, we and our models are both part of the universe we are describing. Thus a physical theory is self referencing, like in Godel’s theorem. One might therefore expect it to be either inconsistent or incomplete. The theories we have so far are both inconsistent and incomplete.1

  1. http://www.hawking.org.uk/godel-and-the-end-of-physics.html []
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