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# The speed of Darkness

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posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 09:40 PM

Anyways, I just don't like the concept of something just not existing, yet existing at the same time.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:11 PM
the speed of darkness is faster than the speed of light....because darkness is always there waiting for light.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:16 PM
Light is vibration/motion, it has a value above 0
darkness is 0 vibration/motion
its motion is 0=nothing
so 0 does not exist.....it is a term to describe the lack of motion.

it is an equal and apposing force to light/motion

neither light nor darkness should be looked at in the sense
of speed/velocity

the full spectrum of frequencies and their harmonic
capabilities that make up the universe are not bound
by any such speeds.

non-linear reactions are happening constantly.

when someone says that we see an image , that it is the light
that we are really seeing. they are describing a linear flow.

sound and waves do move in a linear fashion but
key resonances can create super string non-linear reactions.
in this case speed is not a factor because the reaction is
instantaneous.
this may explain the folding of space for creating worm holes.

its not a fold at all ( i always thought that sounded wierd)
its the super string of waves that reach out to any distance
instantly.
then you would have to learn to "Ride the Wave"...lol

[edit on 27-1-2008 by Maya432]

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:21 PM
Darkness is the absence of light. So there is really no such thing as darkness, just no light. So thus darkness has no speed. Only light has speed, because only light exists.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:25 PM

So what your saying is that the speed of darkness is technically the speed at which light comes/leaves?

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:25 PM
The speed of darkness = the speed of light in the same medium, because darkness is the absence of light. Therefore, as quickly as light can leave a place, that quickly darkness exists there.

Silence is the same thing, but with sound.

EDIT: Ha, yeah, what gravytrain said

[edit on 1/27/08/27 by junglejake]

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:29 PM

Do we have proof?

The speed of Light seems to be not fast enough for the speed of darkness. I'd like some proof of some sort.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:33 PM
reply to post by Nyte Angel

The speed of darkness is proportionately inverse to the speed of light.

Since darkness exists only in the absence of light it seems reasonable to me to believe that "if" you could measure its speed you would end up with a negative speed of light.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:34 PM
reply to post by Nyte Angel

Proof? What is darkness? Define it and I think you'll find your proof

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:37 PM

Any chance you would know why it would have to be negative?

If it was negative, wouldn't that mean it would increase in mass rather than decrease in mass?

just a thought...

[edit on 27-1-2008 by Nyte Angel]

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:47 PM

Darkness is what overcomes the light at a rate of speed which we found, is non existent. Darkness is a place that no one truly wants. Darkness is dark matter.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 10:58 PM
Darkness is not a thing it is a lack of something and that thing being the lack of light.

I guess you could say lightspeed because if light zooms away from an area and that area is not lacking light and is darkness then "darkness" is appearing at light speed as light leaves the viscinity.

But no there is really no "speed of darkness" it's speed of light. Darkness is not a thing. Light is.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 11:13 PM
With no light or energy to give off light there is nothing. We see black but there is no movement of nothing if nothing is there. I am getting woozy thinking about this

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 11:16 PM

Why do we see black? Why couldn't it be an extremely bright pitch of some other colour that cancels everything else out?

just a thought...

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 11:56 PM
If darkness is simply the absence of light, what was darkness before the creation of light ?

1 First God made heaven & earth 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters. 3 And God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light. 4 And God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night.

You see, darkness was here first and darkness cannot be the absence of something that did not yet exist (light) .

Or could it ???

posted on Jan, 28 2008 @ 12:03 AM
reply to post by Nyte Angel

When there is NO light your eyes cannot see anything. You can't see colour, which is light broken down into it's spectrums, when it's not there.

You don't see black when it's 'dark', you don't see anything when there is no light. The blackness is nothingness being registered on your brain from your eyes. It's you and your brain creating the blackness, it's not what is actually out there. Without light you couldn't see the darkness if it was out there...

posted on Jan, 28 2008 @ 12:15 AM

Originally posted by ITSTHECIA
...If darkness is simply the absence of light, what was darkness before the creation of light ? You see, darkness was here first and darkness cannot be the absence of something that did not yet exist (light) ....Or could it ???

The Bible is not a scientific work written in literal terms. That passage just means there was no light, it doesn't mean the darkness was physical. Before you are born, in the womb, you exist in darkness, and then you go to the light and you pop into the world, it's parables and crap...lol

Darkness is just a description of not being able to see, it's not a physical thing.

posted on Jan, 28 2008 @ 12:20 AM

Originally posted by Nyte Angel

infinite? Thats not possible, there has to be a speed at which it consumes any amount of light. Again maybe it could be overlapping the light and just creating a darkness over the light, which then in turn goes back to at which the speed it happens at.

thoughts

I don't think you understand, that "dark" is merely the absence of light. It is not the anti-particle of light. Darkness has no mass, and therefore can have no speed. The only darkness which has mass is "Dark Matter", which is much different from Darkness.

posted on Jan, 28 2008 @ 12:35 AM
Think of it like this. When you take some water and you pour it out of a cup, it flows out of the cup at a certain speed. For now, let's call that the "speed of water," and it is our analogy for the "speed of light."

Using this concept, the analogy for "darkness" would be "dryness." There is no "speed of dryness," there is only the speed at which the water leaves the cup - the "speed of water."

Similarly, there is no "speed of darkness," there is only the speed at which the light leaves the area - the "speed of light."

For you see, water is an object with a measurable speed. Dryness is merely the concept of water not being present. The difference between light and darkness is exactly the same.

Another way to look at it is this... Think of yourself as a wave of light. You are in a room, and you decide to leave. Whatever speed you leave the room at would be the "speed of light." However, there is no "Speed of you not existing." There is only the speed at which you left.

posted on Jan, 28 2008 @ 01:23 AM
The speed of darkness is twice the speed of light. Although that is not suppose to exist. j/k....maybe

I think the only way you can measure, or figure this out is when we get a better knowledge of how dark matter operates.

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