Is P-time observable?
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 2:33 PM, Edgar L. Owen <edgaro...@att.net> wrote:
> PS: I agree with the rest of what you are saying here but again you are
> talking about clock time, dimensional spacetime, and not P-time which is
> distinct and is prior to any metrics...
> On Thursday, January 16, 2014 1:23:50 PM UTC-5, Stephen Paul King wrote:
>> Dear Edgar,
>> I would agree with your idea here if you made one change: replace the
>> single abstract computing space for all of space-time and replace it with
>> an abstract computing space for each point of space-time. The *one*
>> computation becomes an *infinite number* of disjoint computations. There
>> are also an infinite number of different computations possible for each
>> point for space time! Consider programs that are written in disjoint
>> languages, i.e. that have no trivial translation between them or a common
>> compiler. How many different computations can generate a simulation of the
>> same physical system? More than one!
>> This can be proven, I think, by rewriting A.A. Markov's diffeomorphism
>> theorem into a weaker form. Something like: There does not exist a general
>> algorithm that can decide in finite time whether or not a smooth
>> diffeomorphism exists between any pair of 4-manifolds.
>> OTOH, there do exist finite approximations of computations of clocks
>> that can be defined in finite hypervolumes of space-time. This gives us the
>> illusion of a present moment that is percievable at each point of
>> space-time, but it is not one that can be arbitrarily extended to cover all
>> of the manifold. Computation thus cannot be extendible over the entire
>> manifold and thus there cannot be a global present moment that can be
>> The point is that GR requires an infinite number of infinitesimal
>> space-times that are "patched together" into a space-time manifold in order
>> to make its predictions (including the equivalence principle). Since a
>> physical clock cannot be defined *in* a infinitesimal space-time
>> hypervolume (specifically the local neighborhood or "ball" of every point
>> in the space-time manifold), there is no way of globally ordering the
>> "present moments" that would be said to exist at each point.
>> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM, Edgar L. Owen <edga...@att.net> wrote:
>> Hi Jason,
>> Yes I do have an explanation for how GR effects are computed. Thanks for
>> asking. It's refreshing to just have someone ask a question about my
>> theories rather than jumping to attack them. Much appreciated...
>> The processor cycles for all computations are provided by P-time (clock
>> time doesn't exist yet as it is going to be computed along with all other
>> information states). Thus all computations occur simultaneously and
>> continually in a non-dimensional abstract computational space as p-time
>> The results of these computations is the information states of everything
>> in the universe including all relativistic effects. The way this works to
>> automatically get GR effects is simply to use the pure numeric information
>> of the mass-energy particle property as the relative SCALE of the
>> dimensionality of spacetime as it is computed. The effect of this is to
>> automatically dilate (curve) spacetime around mass-energy concentrations
>> and this produces the correct GR effects of curved spacetime.
>> Imagine the usual GR rubber sheet model where the curvature of the rubber
>> sheet is caused not by a weight sitting on it, but by a dilation of the
>> spacetime grids around a central grid full of mass-energy.
>> This mechanism automatically produces all the effects of GR from the
>> fundamental computations as spacetime is dimensionalized by those
>> computations. The slowing of time with acceleration comes by comparing the
>> length and duration of motion of an object along the slope of the dilation
>> to the number of orthogonal grids it crosses as it moves.
>> If this is not clear let me know.
>> On Thursday, January 16, 2014 11:52:39 AM UTC-5, Jason wrote:
>> Do you have an explanation for why reality time computes fewer moments
>> for someone accelerating than someone
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