On 31 December 2013 10:30, Stephen Paul King <stephe...@provensecure.com>wrote:
> Dear LizR, > On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:23 PM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> On 31 December 2013 07:40, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote: >> >>> On 12/30/2013 1:56 AM, LizR wrote: >>> >>> On 30 December 2013 20:53, Stephen Paul King < >>> stephe...@provensecure.com> wrote: >>> >>>> Hi LizR, >>>> >>> Sorta... I like the Theory of Nothing. It is a neutral monism that I can > buy, but I assume that Becoming is "fundamental": change exists at all > levels - this can happen when we reject a global timing scheme! The neat > thing is that a change is not a "thing", at best it is a transition between > a pair of things... > That is exactly why it fits into a block universe. You can have two states and the transition between them looks (to the states) like a change. However, you *do *assume that becoming is fundamental - clearly, and with no need for quote marks. If you are going to always assume this then obviously you will never accept any idea that tries to derive it from anything simpler. > > I have a very bad cold so my thinking/writing skills are degraded... > Hope you get well soon! -- 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.