All things come out of seeming nowhere—and return again to the Unknown, even human beings. Yet this source is not a vacuum, but the infinite potential in which all is rooted, symbolized in number by zero.
It is No Thing, because “things” are finite, and No Place, because places are also limited. This is Limitless, called by Cabalists “Ain Soph”, which means “No limit”. ..It has been said the universe came into being by the issuing forth of pure spiritual Substance from the Creator, all its elements being potentially present in the Godhead. This is called the doctrine of Emanations, whereby the One unfolds into the many, and the many are reabsorbed into the One. –from M.R.B. writings on the Tree of Life