But the binary nature is ultimately only in hindsight, unless you're Cassandra, and then no one will believe your prediction.
Lazarus Long wrote:
If it can't be expressed in figures, it is not science; it is opinion. It has long been known that one horse can run faster than another --
but which one? Differences are crucial.
A fact cannot only be a fact in hindsight. If one only recognizes the fact upon reflection, it, nevertheless, was still the same fact at the moment.
Virtually (no pun intended) everything can be converted to a binary expression or a series of binary expressions. That which currently defies the process as practiced by mankind is simply buying time.
That we have trouble perceiving a binary existence doesn't mean it doesn't exist.