I said I don't know because SR doesn't know. What's wrong with that? It's
consistent with SR.
I don't know WHAT Sam is doing at any particular moment in the shared
present moment, but I know he exists and is doing something. What's wrong
with that? If I had a mathematical way to determine that I'd certainly let
you know but as far as I know there isn't any. We just have to accept the
fact that everything isn't mathematical. Consciousness and the present
moment are examples. Clocks don't measure P-time. There is no P-time clock
that reads P-time. We know we are in the same present moment P-time not but
having synchronized clocks but by shaking hands and comparing clocks, and
by just living our lives and communicating like we always did whether our
clocks are the same or not.
There is no clock that displays P-time. However everything is logical, and
I've given the logical reasoning...
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 4:30:37 PM UTC-5, Jason wrote:
> > wrote:
>> We'll let Jason judge whether I answered him or not.
> You did answer, but your answer is that you did not know (you said it what
> was whatever relativity predicts, but relativity also has no answer without
> a defined reference frame).
> However according to P-time, Sam must be doing *something *at the exact
> moment Pam arrives at her destination. Is that something celebrating his
> fifth birthday or not?
> If there is some certain thing he is doing at that instant (which I think
> follows from P-time), your P-time theory ought to have some mathematical
> way of providing an answer that question, should it not? If it does not,
> then what is the advantage of P-time over special relativity?
>> On Thursday, January 2, 2014 4:14:02 PM UTC-5, Liz R wrote:
>>> On 3 January 2014 10:00, Edgar L. Owen <edga...@att.net> wrote:
>>>> I answered Jason directly. See that post.
>>> By not answering, yes.
>>>> 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.
>>> It is preferred in the sense that it defines an inertial frame. From
>>> what you have said so far that frame is the Earth's rest frame (or let's
>>> say the rest frame of the CMB, which seems more physically plausible - they
>>> are fairly close from the point of view of relativistic travel). Saying
>>> that a frame of reference is special - e.g. that it computes reality -
>>> should have observable consequences, probably for dispersion in high energy
>>> cosmic rays. Have you worked out what those are, so they can be tested
>>> experimentally? So far your theory appears to be just words, and from the
>>> response you've had so far, not very convincing ones. It needs a
>>> mathematical underpinning, as I requested way back but haven't yet seen,
>>> before it can really be called a theory.
>>> Or if you prefer to stick with just words, please try to show some
>>> reason, any reason, for anyone to think that P-time actually exists and
>>> does some useful work in explaining reality. Just saying it's "obvious",
>>> and "no one understands you" isn't enough (well, not unless you're a
>>> teenager, at least.)
>>> See everyone's responses to your posts, but especially Jason's, for any
>>> number of approaches that might make this understandable.
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