On 2/6/2013 11:42 AM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 2:29:12 PM UTC-5, Brent wrote:
On 2/6/2013 5:09 AM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 5:13:03 AM UTC-5, Alberto G.Corona wrote:
2013/2/5 Roger Clough <rcl...@verizon.net>
Hi Alberto G. Corona
Your concept is incomplete, because geometry is what Plato called
which he gave the Greek name of ideas. So you have a thought
Yes, the greeks did not conceive an empty space without forms. For them
the forms what created the space.
I think that they were right. What I propose about light, and all forms of
is that they do not literally radiate through space as waves or projectiles
independently of forms, but that what we experience as light is exactly
seems to be: how we sense the world visually.
A rather useless model of light. The EM field in spacetime also predicts
existence of lasers, infrared radiation, radio, light pressure, the CMB,
spectra, and thousands of other phenomena that are just 'magic' in your
It's not intended to replace EM field equations, only to interpret them in a way which
better reflect nature. We can explain many things about human civilization without
noting the existence of emotion or sensation. Political theories, economic theories,
industrial production, etc can all be understood without modeling emotion but using
impersonal theoretical drivers 'supply and demand', individual and state, raw materials
and finished products. This is a perfectly adequate level of description for engineering
or control of a process, but it is not the whole story. Why my theory offers is the last
link which makes sense of the whole story.
Your 'theory' just amounts to a bald assertion that somewhere, somehow when some
nerves/molecules/atoms/quarks in a human being get perturbed by some energy that came from
a photon that vision magically takes place. It doesn't explain why vision doesn't happen
in a camera or why people dont' see infrared or why the same neurons are active when
imagining something as when seeing it. It makes no testable predictions.
There is no other way to get from matter to mind. We can use different terms, but in the
end, it is only through sense that matter and 'information' come to exist.
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