Any material thing or any law of nature that determines that a certain material state will cause another material state to occur. Any immaterial substance that exists would be considered nonphysical, as would any laws of nature that govern the behavior of the immaterial.

Does anything besides the material/physical world exist? Please let your voice be heard in the forum.

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