Well Mr. Owen use the 101 crackpot dictionary... he knows the truth (since
so long) and we are the dumbest people on earth... but by a miracle (that
only he knows) he feel compelled to overwhelm us with his truth and his
patronizing vocabulary... why ?

Quentin


2013/12/30 freqflyer07281972 <thismindisbud...@gmail.com>

> Might I respectfully suggest the following:
>
> 1) That when you have an "obvious" intuition or brilliant stroke of
> insight that goes against a century or more of insight from the most
> distinguished physicists and
>
> 2) That when you are unable to operationalize your intuition in such a way
> that other people could perform an experiment to see what you are saying is
> true and that it does in fact go against the received wisdom then...
>
> You might reconsider the merit of your originally amazing intuition and
> ask yourself if you might not in fact be in error and/or suffering from a
> bit of self-deception. Yes, it does seem quite "obvious" and "self-evident"
> that we all share a single present, I absolutely and utterly agree with you
> here. However, I also appreciate the various thought experiments put
> forward by Einstein originally and now by other (quite sharp) people on
> this list pointing out how this intuition simply cannot be true. These
> thought experiments have later become actual experiments whose results have
> agreed, not with our incredibly clear and obvious intuition, but with the
> very counter-intuitive predictions that Einstein provided.
>
> I'm not going to hash out more examples. I don't think it's necessary.
> I've included some links you might want to read at the end. What I think is
> happening though is you might be deceiving yourself a bit in thinking that
> you are so brilliant in arriving at insights that absolutely no one else
> has come to, and you are kind of starting to come across like this 
> guy.<http://www.timecube.com/>
>
> If you really want to understand behavior of the physical world we live in
> (or apparently physical, but actually computational, a la Bruno), maybe try
> these links out:
>
> http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/lectures/srelwhat.html
>
> http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/lectures/synchronizing.html
>
> http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/lectures/time_dil.html
>
> Peace out,
>
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