Thanks, Jason, this is a very useful clarification for me.  And it is very zen 
koan like to think of space expanding faster than light.

 From: Jason <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 3:53 AM
Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: How Can Galaxies Travel Faster than Light?


> ---  "John" <jr_esq@> wrote:
> >
> > Mike,
> > 
> > There's a lot of implications with the galaxies exceeding the speed of 
> > light.  One of them is the question of time dilation.  That means that time 
> > will be going backwards for those galaxies that are traveling beyond the 
> > speed of light.
> > 
> > I believe this anomaly is the reason why Leonard Susskind, a physicist from 
> > Stanford University, theorized that the galaxies will freeze in time as 
> > they reach the speed of light.
> > 
> > Needless to say, those galaxies will blink out from our point of view as 
> > they reach the speed of light.
> > 
> > JR
---  "salyavin808" <fintlewoodlewix@...> wrote:
> Sigh. Galaxies aren't going to be breaking the light barrier.
> To someone at the edge of our universe we are at the edge of
> their universe and therefore travelling at the speed of light
> but only because the universe is expanding. We appear to be
> standing still and time will continue to move in the usual 
> fashion, same as it does everywhere. It's all relative.
> But hopefully youtube will start going backwards and disappear
> before it does any more damage.

In other words, space itself is expanding or receding. It's 
not the individual movement of galaxies that is at warp 


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