Em 18/11/2011, às 01:17, Russell Standish <li...@hpcoders.com.au> escreveu:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 08:04:24AM -0500, spudboy...@aol.com wrote:
>> In a message dated 11/16/2011 10:41:43 AM Eastern Standard Time,
>> marc...@ulb.ac.be writes:
>> I love that book. It is a very courageous book, and I am afraid Tipler
>> paid some price for it, in terms of relation with colleagues.
>> Yes, its a very, important book. I liked his Physics of Christianity, less.
>> His physics has been criticized, due to the WMAP survey of 1998, showing
>> cosmic acceleration of the big bang. However on the David Deutsch Group, on
>> Yahoo; (August 17, 2010), Deutsch mused, that perhaps, though Tipler's
>> reliance on the standard model failed; the chacteristics of dark energy,
>> not defeat the turing principle, thus, providing (perhaps) infinite
>> computing cycles. Therefore, because of that, Tipler's omega point goal
>> would be
> Omega point theory is important, albeit rather implausible in light of
> recent cosmology. The book, however, is not. I remember giving up on
> the book around 1/4 of the way through because of the numerous
> scientific errors in areas related to complex systems science.
> I remember that Omega point theory had been presented by Tipler well before
> the PoI book.
The idea and the term Omega Point was created by French Jesuit Teilhard de
Chardin in 1950 as a supreme point of complexity and consciouness the universe
would reach in the future. Tipler just developed the "mathematics" in a
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