Calling a "sequential ordering of events" time does not make a sequence of
events spring into being. It may "in our heads" but the physical world
doesn't work that way... Time would emerge right along with space from
interactions between events. We do not need to specify the space and time
before hand; all that is necessary is a huge number of events and
interactions among them.
QM systems come with
so have everything they need to build space-time out of their
interactions. The Fishbowl fears Occam's razor's strike!
On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 6:45 PM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19 December 2013 12:13, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
>> On 12/18/2013 1:05 PM, LizR wrote:
>> On 19 December 2013 09:57, Stephen Paul King <stephe...@provensecure.com
>> > wrote:
>>> Hi LizR,
>>> I would like to say that as a philosopher I have one problem with
>>> Bruno's assumptions: There is no explanation for how any form of change and
>>> interaction obtains. This is the main problem that I have with Plato's
>>> theory of Forms, and since Bruno's seems to be using a concept equivalent
>>> to the Forms (in AR), his idea has the same shortcoming.
>>> It was for this reason alone that I reject Plato's theory of the forms
>>> and use a variation of "Process Philosophy" instead. Becoming is
>>> ontologically fundamental and all things, even numbers, are the products of
>>> processes. Processes would be defined as the members of the Class:
>>> Becoming. Being is the class of automorphism of Becoming, and as such Being
>>> supervenes on Becoming.
>> OK, but bear in mind that to be consistent you will also have to reject
>> Newtonian machanics and Special and General Relativity, as well as (most
>> formulations of) Quantum theory, because in all these cases what looks to
>> us like change is actually a pattern embedded in a higher dimensional space.
>> If one of the dimensions is called "time" I think that means there is
>> change. :-)
> Yes, that's what I just said.
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