If "nothing" indeed exists?

does that not mean something exists? and also is not nothing a perception of quantity and therefore irrelevant in determining existence? absence does not necessarily mean nonexistence.
Update: precisely deep thought
Update 2: jigsaw, what you say is purely based on the interpretation of the meaning of how language is used. language is a big problem in determining such ideas because many cannot overcome the confusing semantics and see something in its essence, or therein lack of.
Update 3: Marc B:...burning your hand is a sensation, which is purely a result of the electro-chemical action potentials that surge from your hand to your brain. which is a "perception" however someone who has no sensory neurons dont feel it so technically in that sense it does not exist..yet it does, though not... show more Marc B:...burning your hand is a sensation, which is purely a result of the electro-chemical action potentials that surge from your hand to your brain. which is a "perception" however someone who has no sensory neurons dont feel it so technically in that sense it does not exist..yet it does, though not universally...?
Update 4: batz: take for instance this sentence: "there is nothing in between the space between the nucleus and the electron of an atom." does that not imply a certain quantity?
Update 5: thats interesting patrick
Update 6: batz: i see...
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