We cannot limit human knowledge to spacial and temporal things without destroying spacial and temporal things as known. Neither can such a limitation explain the spacial as existent. This does not mean that we must admit into consciousness a whole class of positively known objects which are not spacial and temporal, as if spacial and non-spacial objects were like two species of a common genus. Non-spacial reality consists in a certain judgment about spacial and material things: they can neither be, not be known without something other than the spacial and the temporal. The attempt to limit the real to homogeneous in extension or duration is like trying to limit e-mails to those which are forwarded. If all the e-mails we ever got were forwarded, would it be reasonable to assume that all e-mails were such? Wouldn’t this more destroy experience than preserve it, even though we must conclude to something outside of experience? This being said, it is clear ow we can wholly limit our experience to some X, and yet know the necessity of some real non-X. 

Things which exclude each other in space do not exclude each other in mind; things which exclude each other in time do not exclude each other in thought. Almost any common noun is a sufficient proof of this. It unifies things which can never be unified in in time or in body. The causal powers of teh spcaial an d temporal are all dependent on another in many different ways.

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