Stephen,

Speaking of parsing correctly, I presume you meant WRITE rather than read? 
:-)

Anyway glad we agree block time is nonsense. So what's your idea of time 
that is not "BS", and that is not a "cartoon with many lacuna"?

A quick summary please?

Edgar



On Saturday, January 18, 2014 2:06:04 PM UTC-5, Stephen Paul King wrote:
>
> Dear Edgar,
>
>  LOL! You don't parse what I read very well... I have been saying that 
> block time is a BS idea. Time is not like that at all. I have a model of 
> time that works great in physics, but not many know of it. BTW, I do 
> appreciate your concept, but it is a cartoon with many lacuna. It needs a 
> lot of formalism and polish to even be said to work.
>
> For one thing, your notion of a computational space makes no sense at all. 
> Sorry.
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 1:51 PM, Edgar L. Owen <edga...@att.net<javascript:>
> > wrote:
>
> Stephen,
>
> I agree with your criticism of Bruno's UDA. It has no explanation for 
> becoming, for anything ever happening. I've also pointed this out.
>
> However, this is equally true of block time, which you seem to believe in. 
> In block time there is no convincing way anything can ever actually happen.
>
> On the other hand my model solves this fundamental problem by positing an 
> actively computing reality in a present moment of p-time as the fundamental 
> level of reality.
>
> Edgar
>
>
>
> On Saturday, January 18, 2014 11:54:15 AM UTC-5, Stephen Paul King wrote:
>
> Dear Bruno,
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 5:54 AM, Bruno Marchal <mar...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
>
>
> On 17 Jan 2014, at 20:38, Stephen Paul King wrote:
>
> Dear Bruno,
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Bruno Marchal <mar...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
>
>
> On 16 Jan 2014, at 04:44, Stephen Paul King wrote:
>
> Dear LizR,
>
>    But stop and think of the implications of what even Bruno is saying. 
> *Space 
> is completely a construction of our minds.* *There is no 3,1 dimensional 
> Riemannian manifold out there*. We measure events and our minds put those 
> together into tableaux that we communicate about and agree on, because our 
> languages, like formal logical system, force the results to obey a set of 
> implied rules. We formulate explanations, formulate models and look for 
> rules that the models might obey. Hopefully we can make predictions and 
> measure something...
>
> <div style="font-family:arial,helvetica,s
>
> ...

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