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Paul Davies in particular, who is an astrophysicist, states that what can be accepted on faith in the last instance for the ultimate explanation of the universe and its physical laws is one of these:As a scientist, could he not just accept that we don't know the explanation? And each of those options would seem to lead to more questions than it answers, so can't be considered an 'ultimate' explanation without unjustifiable special pleading.
- Theory of Everything
- Multiverse Theory
Indeed, whether that set is a closed or an open one is a matter of discussion. It's not an empty set and populating it is something tremendously difficult. Ignorance is always a good alternative, but perhaps the least palatable of all. You may wish to add some few more candidate ultimate explanations to the set.