Yes, of course it is "quite hard to understand" what NOT meeting in the
same present moment would be like. That's because it's impossible and
self-contradictory. That is why they must meet in the same present moment.
On Sunday, January 5, 2014 7:08:02 PM UTC-5, Liz R wrote:
>> Yes, of course you are correct. They do it all the time but in the
>> present moment rather than any clock time simultaneity. Without a present
>> moment when do they meet up and compare? Certainly not in their individual
>> clock times which are different.
>> It's quite hard to work out what you mean by this. Are you imagining the
> twins (or rather, their minds) travelling along their world lines, and
> hence having to "arrange to meet" at a particular point? Or rather, you
> seem to be envisaging that the laws of physics automatically arrange for
> their minds to meet at the same instant, and that if they didn't, one of
> them might arrive at the meeting point ahead of the other (and presumably
> would be faced by a person without a mind - a "robot zombie", so to speak).
> Is that the sort of idea you have in mind?
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