No, that's the exact opposite of what I said. I said they ARE at the same 
"present place" when their clocks don't agree.

Now a question for you. What is this "present place" they are in?


On Saturday, January 4, 2014 10:01:02 PM UTC-5, Brent wrote:
>  On 1/4/2014 5:44 PM, Jason Resch wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2014, at 5:36 PM, "Edgar L. Owen" < <javascript:>> 
> wrote:
>   Jason, 
>  PS: And don't tell me the twins meeting with different clock times in 
> the same present moment is "an event" as if that explained something.
>  I use that word in the usual relatavistic (and traditional) sense. As 
> something with defined spatial and temporal coordinates. A known time and 
> place, where and when.
>  Jason  
>   Of course it's an event. Everything that happens in the entire universe 
> is an event. But what is the nature of that event from your perspective?
> Jason, didn't answer that so I'll chip in. The nature of the event is that 
> two people who followed different paths between two events in spacetime are 
> at the second event.  They synchronized their odometers before they left 
> the first event.  One took the freeway, which was straight to their meeting 
> point.  The other took some interesting mountain roads and when he arrived 
> at their meeting place his odometer indicated a bigger distance.  But Edgar 
> said that's impossible, "How could they both be at the same present place 
> when their odometers don't agree?"
> Brent

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