According to Max Tegmark, a Swedish-American MIT cosmologist, “only
Godel-complete (fully decidable) mathematical
structures have physical existence” http://arxiv.org/pdf/0704.0646v2.pdf
Here is his abstract:
I explore physics implications of the External Reality Hypothesis (ERH)
that there exists an
external physical reality completely independent of us humans. I argue that
with a suﬃciently
broad deﬁnition of mathematics, it implies the Mathematical Universe
Hypothesis (MUH) that our
physical world is an abstract mathematical structure. I discuss various
implications of the ERH
and MUH, ranging from standard physics topics like symmetries, irreducible
free parameters, randomness and initial conditions to broader issues like
universes and G¨odel incompleteness. I hypothesize that only computable and
decidable (in G¨odel’s
sense) structures exist, which alleviates the cosmological measure problem
and may help explain why
our physical laws appear so simple. I also comment on the intimate relation
structures, computations, simulations and physical systems.
Richard Ruquist: This is not Bruno's comp because of the assumption of ERH.
My paper http://vixra.org/pdf/1303.0194v1.pdf, based on Tegmark's
Hypotheses, conjectures that only a holographic Metaverse containing many
holographic Universes, contains a sufficient number of bits for
computations in it to be effectively complete and decidable to compute
matter and energy; whereas the computations in any Universe having a
relatively limited number of bits for computation (ie., ~10^122) are
relatively incomplete, and that incompleteness hypothetically results in
emergent consciousness. BTW, Ruquist is a Swedish-American name, having
been anglicized on Ellis Island.
On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 11:04 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
> A Platonic, singularity theory of space
> Plato envisioned the One, a singularity from which the pluralistic world
> Big Bang theories of Creation point back to such a singularity
> from which space emerged, and black hole or white hole theories
> also point to singularities possibly related to creations.
> Penrose has also proposed the twister, an entity
> which might possibly have similarities to those events.
> Recently I have also presented a Platonic, singularity theory
> of mind, in which the mental or nonphysical produces the
> What if we take Plato seriously and examine the possibility
> that physical space (spaetime) emerged from the nonphysical ?
> One might express this is that physical existence has
> emerged from nonphysical Being or Mind.
> I am no mathematician, perhaps a mathematical physicist could
> construct such a theory. Entanglement and Bell's Theorem
> could be related to this.
> Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000]
> See my Leibniz site at
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