On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:19 PM, Jesse Mazer <laserma...@gmail.com> wrote: > > So you are just going to COMPLETELY IGNORE my response, which pointed out > that your supposed "error" relied on using the ambiguous phrase "B's and > C's proper ages are simultaneous in p-time because they are at the same > place in spacetime" to describe my views, and interpreting it in a way that > I would never had agreed with? Again, this phrase could be interpreted two > possible ways: > > 1. If B's proper age at this point in spacetime in T, then C's proper age > at this point in spacetime must be T as well (i.e. their proper ages are > "simultaneous" in the sense that they must reach the same age > simultaneously). > > 2. If B and C's worldlines both pass through a specific point in spacetime > P, and B's age is T1 when she passes through P, while C's age is T2 when > she passes through P, then B must be at age T1 simultaneously with C being > at age T2 (i.e. whatever two specific ages they have at P, they must reach > those two ages simultaneously, even if the two ages are different) >
Minor typo in #1 there, it should read "If B's proper age at this point in spacetime is T", not "in T". -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.