I answered Jason directly. See that post.

There is no preferred CLOCK time frame. There is a shared common present 
moment they both share which is 'preferred' in that sense. Again you are 
confusing clock time and Present moment time. See my response to Jason for 
one more approach that might make it understandable.


On Thursday, January 2, 2014 2:46:44 PM UTC-5, Liz R wrote:
> Edgar,
> I too await your answer to this simple question with great interest. Your 
> statment that "it's the horizontal grid lines of the graph paper itself 
> that represent present time" indicates that present time is a preferred 
> frame of reference. Specifically, it is the frame in which those lines 
> *are* horizontal, which is the rest frame of the Earth. Once you've 
> answered Jason's question, I will be interested to know what singles out 
> that preferred frame, and what experimentally observable consequences that 
> will have (does your theory involve going back to a geocentric viewpoint, 
> as well as a Newtonian version of absolute time?)
> I think you may suspect Einstein was on to something here, and I think you 
> may be getting close to getting it. It's really quite a simple obvious 
> concept. You just have to put aside the old paradigm of a single kind of 
> time and think it through.
> But first, the $64,000 question...
> How old is Sam when Pam arrives at Proxima Centauri?

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