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The context of a "container" contains the container. Of course this question can be asked until infinity which implies no answer at all. Only an absolutely ultimate context ("container") can contain all that is relatively contained by something else. Conceivably this can be know as God....the only conceivable entity/reality that is both absolute an ultimate. There is a related question: what is the meaning of being contained by or within? Interesting :)

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Long time no see! Finals week :) 3 term papers left :) God's not conceivable :) Even less so is he comprehensible.
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Yes, well been busy with work, family and study.
Well sure, if God is, then God precedes any "conception" God. Nevertheless within the context (not an absolute/ultimate one) of human rational thought we can conceive of God. Sadly if that is where we leave it (a conceptual god of the philosopher) then we really miss the full existential quality of "experiencing" God as our Father, Creator, Provider, Lover, etc. Thanks for keeping making that point about "conceive". ;)
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Conceive? Like have a baby? ;)
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Now that's in-conceivable! Lol
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I don't think that word means what you think it means.... (Princess Bride)
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Oh wow! I havnt heard Aline from that movie in ages! Lol very good!
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It depends with which container you are talking about, because philosophically speaking the container of life is contained in the earth. In addition, it may also mean a container that is being contained in a ship while in transit.

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Its atmosphere.

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Well hello Jeremiah!
...yes, an what "contains" the atmosphere? He he he ;)
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Either more atmosphere, or when there is no more atmosphere, the vacuum of space.
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...this could be fun but exhausting. Lol....and what contains the vacuum? He he he
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Nothing. It wouldn't be a vacuum if it were contained.
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Empirically it isn't known to be contained, but that is based upon our current discernible perception(with whatever apparatus we currently have). We have yet to be able to demonstrate a literal "nothing"...it is only conceptually possible. Now, if and when we can actually demonstrate "nothing" (lol) then what contains the possibility and/or condition of that supposed "demonstration of nothing"?
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Space is nothing, unless you count light. In that case, there is nothing beyond where the light has not reached, but it reaches a few million miles further every second. Unless something travels faster than light, which we recently actually proved us possible through quantum transportation of electronic data.
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Yes, light and I believe radiation from various stars/planets. I read of how the only know way to demonstrate and contain nothing (in a glorified box basically) wouldnt work because whatever substance the "box" could be made of would still emit some radiation or prices of matter.
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A container contains its contents.

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