I didn’t mean to lead us astray onto the subject of religion. My point is that even science is just a bunch of conclusions drawn by human beings based on subjective observations that will inevitably be overturned in the future when further knowledge is acquired. There really is no such thing as an objective fact; everything is based on subjective observations, opinions and experiences – even science.
Perhaps we’re not even having this discussion. Perhaps you, Richard, are asleep in Carnegies dreaming that we’re having this discussion. Or maybe you don’t even exist. Maybe, you’re a cockroach scurrying across the floor of Carnegies imagining that you’re Richard having this discussion. And you, Almas John, the Great White Yeti hunter, perhaps the reason you never found a Yeti is because you are a Yeti imagining that you’re John. Sure, you may feel I’m playing silly games, but can you prove that the reality you believe in is actually real?
Come to think of it, aren’t there in fact many different realities? You have your reality and I have mine and both in fact are real (for each of us respectively)? Why do witnesses to an event often describe it so differently? They’re not necessarily lying – it’s just that based on their experiences, personalities, powers of observation, etc., reality is different for each of them. Given that, is it possible that feng shui and astrology are real . . . although maybe not for you?