This is cool but complicated and involves mathematics.
I have been paddling in the magisterial physics textbook The Road to Reality by (Sir) Roger Penrose. He claims:
- When mathematicians make discoveries, they generally feel they are not making up something new. They are exploring an existing thing.
- This thing–mathematical truth–exists objectively, and it is not restricted to space or time.
- Down at the dawn of philosophy, Plato taught this — and every subsequent philosopher (as is widely suggested) has only ever written footnotes to his work.
Plato also taught there were two other absolutes that objectively exist and are unrestricted by space and time: Good and Beauty.
Truth, the Good, and Beauty — each infinite, omnipresent, unchanging, eternal, objectively real and underpinning the Universe as we perceive it. Necessary, even. 1
God might be hiding but, yup, we can see him.