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Originally posted by djusdjus
the premier problem with the theory is that time is an arbitrary thing.
Originally posted by KSPigpen
Again, I'm not a prophet, or a predictor, I really just want to undersatand more about the novelty theory and wether it can be used, to get a 'heads-up' about future events by recursively examining similar resonances from the past.
The idea of 'novelty' does not necessarily 'point' to a specific event in history. It has even been said that Timewave Zero, (or Timewave 1) whichever you happen to be using, points more to the 'average' novelty of any given time....that it can apply on a personal level, again, in average, the same as on a universal level. A time of increased novelty for YOU, may nor be as novel for someone else, but the AVERAGE is what is represented.
I am undoubtedly biased in my approach, and thus make a fairly lousy researcher. The seed date, the destruction of Hiroshima, was definitely a novel occurrence. For me, the novelty comes in the destruction of thousands of lives simultaneously. The knowledge that this date was chosen for the seed, and it's associated impact on humanity, skews my interest in the wave to similar, life-ending periods.
The significance of October 26, 2009 is completely unknown to me. I have limited access to records of what I, PERSONALLY might interpret as novel, for humanity, but again, I'm slightly skewed. That's sort of why I really feel more eyes on something works a lot better than just two.
Originally posted by tempest501
reply to post by KSPigpen
Hi that was very intresting read but what is this time wave zero?
This is first time I have seen it and its got the curiousity going lol
Originally posted by bommer09
Keep in mind that just because a dip in novelty (increase in novelty rather) that correlates to one in a previous time does not indicate that there will be similar events. Merely it indicates that there will be events which will generate a similar level of novelty (aka new things, ideas, revelations etc.)
I think that the resonance we have with the 1940s is sort of an opposite pattern.
What I mean by that is that while the events of WWII and the 1940s were mainly destructive, I think now we are seeing the reverse of that. Instead of great destruction, I think we will see great creation and more types of novelty that involve new technology or ideas that empower people. Of course that's my personal opinion, but I think more or less that is how things are going.
And while this October dip may be big, keep in mind that the timewave restarts early on in 2010. As you know the timewave is a fractal, it restarted in 1942 or whenever the atom bomb was exploded (at least that is the seed date as KSPigpen pointed out). It also restarts in 2010, with time going at a much faster pace, just like time has seemingly been speeding up after the last restart. It seems like so much more info was packed into the last 60 years than for much of history. Again, personal opinion, although it can be somewhat backed up with the rapid increase and distribution of technology.
Anyways I'm kind of rambling, but that's my 2 cents.
Originally posted by riddle6
Edit: Ah, KSPigpen beat me to it. O well, I'll leave it anyway.
reply to post by tempest501
(I hope I'm not butting-in on the op's ground here)
The easiest way to explain Timewave Zero would be to read some of Evasius' threads. The two that I read most are:
Timewave Zero - Countdown to Transition
Timewave Zero - a closer look
He has a few more, but I think the first one listed is the main thread now. But I believe the second one listed was his first thread on the subject.
[edit on 28-9-2009 by riddle6]