Pierz, If block time is actual and something actually exists in past times then the energy must actually exist there and be real also. Thus a new universe of energy is being created at every new moment of time. Energy is not being converted from one form to another but stored in each moment of past time. Block time does violate conservation of energy. I know there are ways people try to weasel out of this but they are not convincing.
Block time is simply not possible, and as I've pointed out before SR and the associated STc Principle conclusively falsify it. Not only that no one who accepts the block time nonsense has been able to come up with any convincing physics based reason why we exist in a present moment, or even seem to exist in a present moment, since you don't believe there actually is one. Best, Edgar On Sunday, December 29, 2013 5:55:09 PM UTC-5, Pierz wrote: > > Agreed, Liz. His bizarre misunderstandings about block time (it violates > conservation of energy) and sundry other statements exhibiting poor > comprehension of modern physics reveal him to be exactly what you suspected > early on: a crackpot. The question he put to you in which he asked if you > ceased to exist at one point on his timeline reveals his basic error of > logic. Everything must exist simultaneously with me, therefore there is a > universal common present moment. Obviously that does not necessarily follow > but Mr Owen has invested so much in his idea (he's written a book - > self-published one might assume) that he is incapable of seriously > questioning it any more. I guess there are two routes to genius: have a > brilliant, revolutionary idea and convince the world, or have a wrong > revolutionary idea and armour yourself so heavily against reason that every > rebuttal merely reinforces your own view that you are a misunderstood > visionary. Ad hominem. Mea culpa. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.