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Do you disagree with the tests that have been run (if so what?), have alternate contradictory evidence, or do you simply disagree on principle?
Which suggests that general relativity needs to be reformulated in a conformally invariant way.
So what do you consider a person at birth? Nothing?
All of this information is encoded in matter and the ordinality of that matter.
Even if Earth was destroyed, a type 3 civilization with advanced tools and a full understanding of the laws of physics could track all the particles in the universe that stemmed from the destruction of Earth. This would then allow for a complete reversal reconstructing where each particle necessarily must have come from and therefore reassemble the geological history of earth.
Even as matter starts to break down we can observe the radiation to determine other properties about it. Consider we know the properties of other planets composition by observing the data results from multi-object spectrometers (measuring light frequencies) and then we couple that with our knowledge that various elements have unique infrared spectral signatures. From this we know the chemical composition of extra-solar planets light years away!
Lets go one step further, our knowledge of the world around us is simply a recognition of properties that fundamentally exist in nature. So we're not actually "creating anything." We're simply transcoding information from reality to thought.
As a game programmer I'm made even more aware of just how capable we are of encoding all things as numbers. Literally every aspect of a video-game is represented as a simple binary sequence that executes in a certain order. Everything from the logic, geometry, coloring of the world, to the music that plays through your speakers is all represented as a numeric sequence.
We can even digitally sequence your genome!
Basically my point is that everything contains information simply in its mass and through the radiation of it information is gained. The fact that we don't have the tools to adequately decipher the state of your mind and the energy it gives off in heat doesn't mean that valid data about "you" doesn't exist when you've passed on. We simply lack the tools to properly decipher those states.
Furthermore I think humans really are just another pattern existing in the background radiation. Consider what makes me, well me, is what I simply observe and experience (which is external to me). Just like there's no time / spatial positioning if there's no mass relative to another unit of mass.
You might say, "but N+1 can't equal N+2 using math as we understand it because it doesn't add up!" I'd beg to differ.
Originally posted by charlyv
The simple high school sqrt(2)=2 paradox. The statement that breaks it down is that you can never stop calculating, thus you can never write down sqrt(2)=2 because you are in an infinite loop. Way too much work just to say 'asymptote'.
There are two things you should never try to prove: the impossible and the obvious.
i support the idea of sound or resonance as the structural framework of matter.
One of the big leaps of quantum mechanics is that momentum can exist without mass, photons can have momentum without having mass. The other is that everything with momentum has a wavelength even 'solid' objects.
i support the idea of sound OR resonance as the structural framework of matter.
and, OP, if you even TRY to discredit McKenna, i will never speak to you again.
This sound will be the harmonic ESR tone of this complex amplified superconductively and broadcast and frozen into the superconductive matrix of the mushroom. The superconductively charged psilocybin acts as an internal linkantenna which picks up the amplified ESR signals of the complex and condenses vibrational signals into a superconductive matrix.
Originally posted by sirnex
this website kind of pisses me off
I would be the first to admit that it has not been possible to find a bridge between this theory and normal physics. Such a bridge may be neither possible nor necessary. We may find that normal science indicates what is possible, while the time theory I propose offers an explanation for what is. It is a theory that seems to explain how, of the class of all things possible, some events and things undergo the formality of actually occurring. It is clear to me that the theory cannot be disproven by being found inconsistent within itself. Anyone is welcome to dismantle it if they are able; this is what I have attempted to do and failed.
Originally posted by sirnex
Anyone have any decent theories in who or what is behind or causing people's inability to use logic and reason?
[edit on 18-10-2009 by Skyfloating]
you are not being fair. and answering your question honestly would get me pegged with a warning and possible a ban.
i have actually experienced, first hand, the ESR matrix which is described in the link, which is why i posted it. i know *exactly* what they are talking about.
believe it or not, sirnex, the 5 senses you have normal access to are A BOX. they are extremely limiting. under certain special circumstances, reality becomes perceptible in ways which do not translate very well to normal experience.
until my dying breath, i will argue that just because there is a difficulty in the translation does NOT invalidate the experience nor the concepts involved. i simply will not hear otherwise, especially from people whom have never had the experience for themselves.
on the contrary, i think that these *special* experiences are MORE valuable in terms of pushing the boundaries of science.
You just lost all respect and credibility....
...your full of it....
Spoken like a true addict.
So piss off...