In order for criticism to be effective, the one being criticized must be willing to see his errors, something I think you have long ago given up.
I'm afraid there is no help for you, my friend. On Sunday, December 29, 2013 6:11:59 PM UTC-5, Edgar L. Owen wrote: > > Richard, > > It is true I entered university aged 15 and earned my BS in math and > physics with honors and a minor in philosophy aged 18. I never claimed to > be a genius though. > :-) > > And Richard, thanks again for the invite to the group! It's a good forum > to try to clarify the presentation of my ideas.... Nothing does that better > than sharp criticism.... > > Best, > Edgar > > > > On Sunday, December 29, 2013 6:02:51 PM UTC-5, yanniru wrote: >> >> all, >> According to Mr. Qwen, he was a child genius. >> On every other list he has appeared the genius still. >> So I thought I should subject him to this list. >> Thanks for coming through. >> Richard >> >> >> On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Pierz <pie...@gmail.com> 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-li...@googlegroups.com. >>> To post to this group, send email to everyth...@googlegroups.com. >>> Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. >>> For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out. >>> >> >> -- 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 email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.