On 16 January 2014 16:16, Stephen Paul King <stephe...@provensecure.com>wrote:

> Dear LizR,
>
>   What you wrote is missing something. Add "for each inertial frame..." to
> ""everything" is a single point because there are no spatial dimensions".
>

I was trying to make sense of the suggestion that everything moves through
space-time at c and that this implies that everything is in one location in
time.

>
>   We forget that we have to deal with multiple inertial frames when
> considering real world scenarios. They are very close to synchrony and
> alignment, but not exactly dead on parallel, thus we see 3 dimensions of
> space. Don't forget that we cannot measure exact position, that is where
> the uncertainty between position and momentum stuff comes in. We observe a
> combination of position, energy and spin direction from which we infer the
> conjugate properties of momentum duration and spin angle.
>

OK, but I wasn't trying to deal with real world scenarios, only that
particular claim.

>
>   QM is fun once one gets past the arcane math and understands it
> (pace Feynman). :-)
>

I'm sure it is.

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