Thank God- just an expression.

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 12:54 PM, Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net>wrote:

>  Hi Richard,
>
>     I am familiar with those idea and several others that are similar
> (such as that of Matti Pitkanen <http://matpitka.blogspot.com/>who I have
> had long discussions with). Yau and the others seem to retain the same
> ontological assumptions that modern physics has been using. My
> philosophical inquiry is exploring alternative ontologies that do not
> assume "primitive physicality" as fundamental. This has forced me to go
> back and dig up all of the prior work, such as Leibniz and Descartes, on
> ontology.
>     It is ironic but the claimed rejection of philosophical implications
> and questions by modern physicist and their "shut up and calculate"
> attitudes have only deepened the problem that they face. Only recently,
> physicists like Chris Isham <http://arxiv.org/abs/grqc/9210011> and Roger
> Penrose have had the timerity to broach the philosophical questions and
> have faced the problems squarely.
>
> On 8/22/2012 12:34 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>
> Stephen,
>
>  According to Shing-Tung Yau  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shing-Tung_Yau
>
> current Head of the Harvard Math Dept. who verified Calabi's Conjecture,
> the compact manifolds are 1000 Planck lengths across
> and are constraaned by higher-order EM flux that winds thru its 500 holes
> (see "The Shape of Inner Space" by Yau).
>
>  It is considered that each flux winding has 10 quantum states
> so that the total number of distinct windings is 10^500.
>
>  I suggest that the number of quantum states rather
> may equal the dimensionality of the compact manifolds,
> so that the number of possibilities is 6^500 or 10^389,
> which is just enough to fill a good sized universe like ours
> with every Compact Manifold being unique.
>
>  Thanks for your interest.
> Richard
>
>
>  On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Stephen P. King 
> <stephe...@charter.net>wrote:
>
>>      What exactly determines the 10^500 number?
>>
>>
>> On 8/22/2012 9:19 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>>
>> That there are 10^500 possible configurations of the monads.
>> Scientist believe that each possible universe
>> contains but one kind of monad..
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 8:50 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net>wrote:
>>
>>>  Hi Richard Ruquist
>>>
>>> What is the landscape problem ?
>>>
>>>
>>> Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net
>>> 8/22/2012
>>> Leibniz would say, "If there's no God, we'd have to invent him so
>>> everything could function."
>>>
>>>  ----- Receiving the following content -----
>>> *From:* Richard Ruquist <yann...@gmail.com>
>>> *Receiver:* everything-list <everything-list@googlegroups.com>
>>>  *Time:* 2012-08-21, 21:26:58
>>>  *Subject:* Re: Leibniz's theodicy: a nonlocal and hopefully best
>>> mereology
>>>
>>>   Stephan,
>>>
>>>  I solved the landscape problem by assuming that each monad was distinct
>>> consistent with the astronomical observations that the hyperfine
>>> constant�
>>> varied monotonically across the universe.
>>>  Richard
>>>
>>>  On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net
>>> > wrote:
>>>
>>>>   On 8/21/2012 3:58 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>>>>
>>>> 燬teinberg P. Soft Physics from RHIC to the LHC.�燼rXiv:nucl-ex/09031471,
>>>> 2009.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 燢ovtum PK, Son DT & Starinets AO. Viscosity in Strongly Interacting
>>>> Quantum
>>>> Field Theories from Black Hole Physics. arXiv:hep-th/0405231.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 牋� Good! Now to see if there any any other possible explanations that
>>>> do not have the landscape problem...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 3:48 PM, Stephen P. King <
>>>> stephe...@charter.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>   On 8/21/2012 3:39 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> String theory predicts the viscosity of the quark-gluon plasma�
>>>>> already found at the LHC and several other sites.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi Richard,
>>>>>
>>>>>  牋� Could you link some sources on this?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>  On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 3:25 PM, Stephen P. King <
>>>>> stephe...@charter.net> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>   On 8/21/2012 12:19 PM, meekerdb wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 8/21/2012 4:10 AM, Roger Clough wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>>> �
>>>>>> Neither CYM's nor strings physically exist--爄nstead, they represent
>>>>>> things that exist.
>>>>>>  Anything in equation form is itself nonphysical, although the
>>>>>> equations
>>>>>> might describe something physical.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The equations of string theory describe strings.� So how does it
>>>>>> follow that strings aren't real.� That's like saying a sentence that
>>>>>> describes my house shows that my house isn't real.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I agree that string theory (or any other theory) is a model of
>>>>>> reality and not reality itself.� But, if it's correct, it refers to 
>>>>>> reality
>>>>>> or at least some part of reality - like, "My house is green." refers to a
>>>>>> part of reality, but "My house is blue." does not.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Brent
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  牋� When and if string theory makes a prediction that is then found
>>>>>> to have a physical demonstration we might be more confident that it is
>>>>>> useful as a physics theory and not just an exercise in beautiful advanced
>>>>>> mathematics. The LHC is looking for such evidence...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  �
>>>>>> For example, if I live at 23 Main street, 23 Main Street is not my
>>>>>> house,
>>>>>> it is my address.�
>>>>>> �
>>>>>> �
>>>>>> �
>>>>>> Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net
>>>>>> 8/21/2012
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>
>
> --
> Onward!
>
> Stephen
>
> "Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed."
> ~ Francis Bacon
>
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