No, light and darkness are not the same. Light refers to the presence of electromagnetic radiation that is visible to the human eye, while darkness is the absence of visible light. Light is a form of energy that can be measured and quantified, while darkness is the absence of this energy. Light can illuminate objects, reveal details, and create shadows, while darkness can obscure and conceal them. In many cultures and religions, light is often associated with goodness, truth, and knowledge, while darkness is associated with evil, ignorance, and fear.