Re: Consciousness

2014-12-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
She is at Smith College. Go for it On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 5:00 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: On 10 December 2014 at 20:00, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: That's the slide I meant. The first item has to do with the (mostly ) elderly who get serious dementia and essentially

Re: Consciousness

2014-12-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
You can do your own research. On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 7:15 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: On 11 December 2014 at 11:34, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: She is at Smith College. Go for it If that's the only response to a request for peer-reviewed papers, I think we can say

Re: Consciousness

2014-12-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
this forward, presumably you've done some research on it, why should I have to duplicate it? You obviously don't have anything here, I'm sorry I bothered to be open minded about it since you're clearly just a charlatan. On 11 December 2014 at 14:28, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: You can

Fwd: Consciousness

2014-12-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
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Re: Consciousness

2014-12-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: -- Forwarded message -- From: richard ruquist yann...@yahoo.com Date: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 9:26 AM Subject: Consciousness To: Swines swi...@yahoogroups.com, achristianvsatheistc...@yahoogroups.com achristianvsatheistc...@yahoogroups.com

Re: Consciousness

2014-12-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
Message- From: LizR lizj...@gmail.com To: everything-list everything-list@googlegroups.com Sent: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 6:04 pm Subject: Re: Consciousness Sounds interesting. I wish I had an hour to watch it. I don't suppose there's a summary? :-) On 10 December 2014 at 03:36, Richard Ruquist

Re: Consciousness

2014-12-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
That's the slide I meant. The first item has to do with the (mostly ) elderly who get serious dementia and essentially cannot communicate. They speak nonsense or not at all. From autopsies after they die their brains are established to be almost completely destroyed. Yet just before they die,

Re: real A.I.

2014-12-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
I do not doubt that increased CO2 in the atm causes global warming and that nowadays much of it comes from burning fossil fuels. Yet my opinion of the Vostok ice core data is that when global temperatures got to their present levels, rapid global warming abruptly turned into less rapid global

Re: real A.I.

2014-12-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Richard, On 07 Dec 2014, at 15:16, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno, You seem to be arguing that the total energy in the multiverse is a constant. Is that so? I think indeed, assuming QM (without collapse

Re: real A.I.

2014-12-07 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno, You seem to be arguing that the total energy in the multiverse is a constant. Is that so? Richard On Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 6:20 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 06 Dec 2014, at 12:59, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 3:19 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be

Re: real A.I.

2014-12-06 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 3:19 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 05 Dec 2014, at 20:04, Richard Ruquist wrote: What I want to know is if anyone takes conservation of energy seriously? Yes. Quantum mechanics without collapse does not violate the conservation of energy. You just

Re: real A.I.

2014-12-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
What I want to know is if anyone takes conservation of energy seriously? On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 1:49 PM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 12/5/2014 8:20 AM, Telmo Menezes wrote: On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 8:06 AM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 12/4/2014 8:05 PM, LizR wrote:

Re: Quantum Mechanics Violation of the Second Law

2014-11-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
John, Experimental results at several high-energy colliders suggest that at some point in the big bang the universe was a quark-gluon plasma, which despite it's high energy, is a BEC where all the particles share the same wave function- so they say. It seems to me that if all particles in the

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
I posted a reference here that suggested how distant black holes could become correlated. http://arxiv.org/pdf/1308.0289v1.pdf Richard On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 9:07 PM, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: On Monday, December 1, 2014 1:48:35 AM UTC, Liz R wrote: OK, I'm just curious to knowI don't

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
I have read that reference. It is obvious that you have not. But then almost everything you post here is baloney. So it may not matter if you read the paper or not. Richard On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 9:25 PM, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: On Monday, December 1, 2014 2:14:33 AM UTC, yanniru wrote: I

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
That is exactly the same kind of correlation that Motl, Gharibyon, Penna and I are talking about. It is a form of cosmic entanglement. However, if you recall I extrapolated from GP's paper that black holes must be intelligent to be monogamus. And in a post to Bruno I speculated the particle wave

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
Zibby, They may be interested, but they cannot publish such an interest and put their careers at risk. It is only emeritus types like myself that can put such speculations in print. What they can publish is the math behind the limited conclusion. David Deutsch is the exception. Zappy On Sun,

Re: Edge: Myth of A.I.

2014-11-29 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 3:15 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Richard, On 28 Nov 2014, at 19:19, Richard Ruquist wrote: It occurred to me that if consciousness is entirely classical- no quantum effects- then perhaps consciousness on occurs in one world. Or in general if most

Re: Edge: Myth of A.I.

2014-11-28 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno, It occurred to me that if consciousness is entirely classical- no quantum effects- then perhaps consciousness on occurs in one world. Or in general if most natural processes are classical, then we are mostly in one world, maybe with a little fuzziness. Richard On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-28 Thread Richard Ruquist
I have wondered if space is expanding by adding on more space, keeping the space of say our galaxy intact. Or is the actual space within our galaxy getting bigger, along with each of us. And if the latter, how would we know.? Richard On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 5:12 PM, Bruce Kellett

Re: Edge: Myth of A.I.

2014-11-28 Thread Richard Ruquist
It may just be herding instinct or projection on my part, but it seems that my chickens are more intelligent as a group than individually. I attribute that to a group mind due to entanglement in a mind/matter duality. Richard On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Kim Jones kimjo...@ozemail.com.au

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
:46 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 25 Nov 2014, at 17:54, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:17 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 24 Nov 2014, at 16:58, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 9:47 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 2:08 AM, Bruce Kellett bhkell...@optusnet.com.au wrote: meekerdb wrote: ISTM there are two ways of looking at it. In one you say before the event there were several possibilities x,y,z,... with probabilites a,b,c,... and one of them, x, happened. The energy before

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
The article was about the bad fit. On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:58 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: On 25 November 2014 at 11:53, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: The continuing tests have been done. The results are in. That is what the article is about. I only saw references

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:17 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 24 Nov 2014, at 16:58, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 9:47 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 24 Nov 2014, at 11:35, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 4:05 AM, Bruno

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 4:05 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 23 Nov 2014, at 18:11, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno: I doubt a photon needs to double his energy to go through two slits Richard: You should be ashamed That's hardly an argument. Agreed Einstein already

Re: Can we test for parallel worlds?

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
MWI renormalization is just a snooker. On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 6:51 AM, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: On Sunday, November 23, 2014 9:52:23 AM UTC, Bruce wrote: LizR wrote: On 22 November 2014 09:31, Richard Ruquist yan...@gmail.com mailto:yan...@gmail.com wrote: Collapse is necessary

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 9:47 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 24 Nov 2014, at 11:35, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 4:05 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 23 Nov 2014, at 18:11, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno: I doubt a photon needs to double his

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
Isn't this news a few months old? On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 2:05 PM, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: http://www.space.com/27852-dark-energy-eating-dark-matter.html my comment is testimony. my worldview predicted this. honest. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:07 PM, Bruce Kellett bhkell...@optusnet.com.au wrote: Bruno Marchal wrote: On 24 Nov 2014, at 11:35, Richard Ruquist wrote: With MWI thinking, every detector will detect a photon at the same energy and frequency as the original photon but in a different world. So

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
Wrong. Renormalization multiples the total energy in the multiverse. On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Bruce Kellett bhkell...@optusnet.com.au wrote: Richard Ruquist wrote: On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:07 PM, Bruce Kellett bhkell...@optusnet.com.au mailto:bhkell...@optusnet.com.au wrote

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:42 PM, Bruce Kellett bhkell...@optusnet.com.au wrote: Richard Ruquist wrote: Wrong. Renormalization multiples the total energy in the multiverse. I can do no more than refer you to Frank Wilczek: http://frankwilczek.com/2013/multiverseEnergy01.pdf Excerpt

Re: Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

2014-11-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
The continuing tests have been done. The results are in. That is what the article is about. On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:32 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: Shouldn't this be testable? If DM is disappearing then galaxies should be expanding as there is less mass holding them together, surely?

Re: Can we test for parallel worlds?

2014-11-23 Thread Richard Ruquist
If Feynman could renormalize, why can't MWIers(;) On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 4:52 AM, Bruce Kellett bhkell...@optusnet.com.au wrote: LizR wrote: On 22 November 2014 09:31, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com mailto: yann...@gmail.com wrote: Collapse is necessary if you wish to conserve

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-23 Thread Richard Ruquist
Yes, and as the branches multiply, so does the energy. On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 3:52 AM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: On 21 November 2014 23:07, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: It seems, yes. In our branch. But not in the physical reality as a whole, where information and energy

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-23 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno: I doubt a photon needs to double his energy to go through two slits Richard: You should be ashamed On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 23 Nov 2014, at 12:32, Richard Ruquist wrote: Yes, and as the branches multiply, so does the energy. I

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-21 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 4:38 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 20 Nov 2014, at 12:53, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 6:04 PM, spudboy100 via Everything List everything-list@googlegroups.com wrote: Ah! You don't think that the collapse in one universe, creates

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-21 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 4:52 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 20 Nov 2014, at 19:10, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:50 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 20 Nov 2014, at 01:03, Russell Standish wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 11:06:47AM -0500

Re: Can we test for parallel worlds?

2014-11-21 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 7:02 AM, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: On Monday, November 17, 2014 11:49:06 AM UTC, Bruno Marchal wrote: On 16 Nov 2014, at 20:32, 'Chris de Morsella' via Everything List wrote: Interesting speculative physics… that makes claims that parallel worlds may be testable.

Re: Edge: Myth of A.I.

2014-11-21 Thread Richard Ruquist
You are right. My racewalking buddy and college classmate, a Doctor Professor (retired) on the Yale Medical School faculty, is engaged in Big Data regarding reading tissue data as to whether it is carcinogenic. Right now that is entirely done by visual inspection of doctors using their personal

Re: Can we test for parallel worlds?

2014-11-21 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 2:05 PM, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: On Friday, November 21, 2014 12:40:11 PM UTC, yanniru wrote: On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 7:02 AM, zib...@gmail.com wrote: On Monday, November 17, 2014 11:49:06 AM UTC, Bruno Marchal wrote: On 16 Nov 2014, at 20:32, 'Chris de

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-20 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 6:04 PM, spudboy100 via Everything List everything-list@googlegroups.com wrote: Ah! You don't think that the collapse in one universe, creates one, in which the information is preserved? Not uncovers one, splits of a new clone, like an amoeba does. Perhaps there are

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-20 Thread Richard Ruquist
It seems that information is conserved in an MWI Math Space where every possibility is known ahead of time; whereas information is created, but energy conserved in in a wave-collapse physical space. On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 7:59 AM, spudboy100 via Everything List everything-list@googlegroups.com

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-20 Thread Richard Ruquist
Space where every possibility is known ahead of time; whereas information is created, but energy conserved in in a wave-collapse physical space. -Original Message- From: Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com To: everything-list everything-list@googlegroups.com Sent: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 8

Re: Reversing time = local reversal of thermodynamic arrows?

2014-11-20 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Nov 2014, at 19:43, Richard Ruquist wrote: In MWI it is rather difficult to reverse time and unsplit the universe. The mutiverse is only the quantum configuration space taken seriously. The SWE describe all

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-20 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:50 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 20 Nov 2014, at 01:03, Russell Standish wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 11:06:47AM -0500, Richard Ruquist wrote: The collapse hypothesis is correct if we need to conserve the total energy and information

Re: Quantum Mechanics Violation of the Second Law

2014-11-20 Thread Richard Ruquist
statistical-mechanical ensembles arise naturally from quantum entanglement http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~tas110/Teaching/Lectures/L5/Material/Lloyd06.pdf a lecture given by Seth Lloyd QUANTUM THERMODYNAMICS Excuse our ignorance Classically, the second law of thermodynamics implies that our

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-11-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 5:12 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Nov 2014, at 05:18, meekerdb wrote: On 11/18/2014 4:57 PM, LizR wrote: On 19 November 2014 06:45, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 11/18/2014 5:00 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote: On 17 Nov 2014, at 21:13,

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 6:40 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 18 Nov 2014, at 18:34, John Clark wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Maybe Schrodinger's Wave Equation doesn't interfere either, only other worlds do, ? ! and maybe the wave

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Nov 2014, at 17:06, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 6:40 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 18 Nov 2014, at 18:34, John Clark wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 Bruno Marchal marc

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-11-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Nov 2014, at 16:44, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 5:12 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Nov 2014, at 05:18, meekerdb wrote: On 11/18/2014 4:57 PM, LizR wrote: On 19

Re: Reversing time = local reversal of thermodynamic arrows?

2014-11-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
In MWI it is rather difficult to reverse time and unsplit the universe. It's not Hermitian Richard On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:40 PM, John Clark johnkcl...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:06 AM, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: I'd say that by about 1850 when people

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Nov 2014, at 18:41, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Nov 2014, at 17:06, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 6:40 AM, Bruno

Re: Reversing time = local reversal of thermodynamic arrows?

2014-11-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
You cannot really believe that coherency controls your life.?? On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:56 PM, John Clark johnkcl...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: In MWI it is rather difficult to reverse time and unsplit the universe

Re: Edge: Myth of A.I.

2014-11-17 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 9:02 AM, Telmo Menezes te...@telmomenezes.com wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 1:46 PM, Alberto G. Corona agocor...@gmail.com wrote: As Nicolás Gómez Dávila said (more or less): The modern man indulge itself thinking that he is a mechanism, but protest loudly when he

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-16 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 6:31 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 15 Nov 2014, at 17:02, John Clark wrote: On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 4:54 PM, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: Along these lines of thought, the universe splitting or differentiation in MWI is said

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-11-15 Thread Richard Ruquist
The Hamiltonian for the process of de On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 12:27 PM, John Clark johnkcl...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: The Multiverse equivalent of conservation of energy is unitarity of the evolution of

Re: Spontaneous creation of the Universe Ex Nihilo

2014-11-15 Thread Richard Ruquist
Russell's 'nothing/everything duality' reminds me of one mechanism in string theory by which a nearly Planck scale point reflects the entire outside universe within itself in a r-1/r transformation, that point being each Calabi_yau compact manifold. Richard On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 5:19 PM,

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-15 Thread Richard Ruquist
Zipsey, If you care to understand how black communicate with each other, read http://arxiv.org/pdf/1308.0289v1.pdf. clem On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 4:46 PM, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: On Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:36:57 PM UTC, zib...@gmail.com wrote: On Saturday, November 15, 2014 4:57:14

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-15 Thread Richard Ruquist
zibbsey, Same here. I hypothesize a collection of intelligent black holes can communicate with each other over classical bridges, but only one bridge at a time per black hole.. Well really it takes two black holes to focus their entanglement entropy EEin on each other or on the same

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-11-14 Thread Richard Ruquist
, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: It has been proven that entangled BECs can transfer information instantly or at least so much faster than the speed of light that time delay cannot be detected. That is incorrect. It's true that somethings can travel faster than light but information

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-11-14 Thread Richard Ruquist
In other words you do not know On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 1:33 PM, John Clark johnkcl...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: OK, I will accept that information cannot be communicated faster than the speed of light. However, even in single particle

Re: Two apparently different forms of entropy

2014-11-14 Thread Richard Ruquist
Along these lines of thought, the universe splitting or differentiation in MWI is said to be irreversible even though the equation of QM are time reversible. That might account for the arrow of time. Of course wave collapse is also irreversible and is similar to MWI to that extent. On Fri, Nov

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-11-14 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 01:33:15PM -0500, John Clark wrote: On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: OK, I will accept that information cannot be communicated faster than the speed

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-11-14 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 5:35 PM, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 05:14:24PM -0500, Richard Ruquist wrote: But QM equations are time reversible, The differentiation of the universe is not Your point being? Differentiation may not be unitary

Re: Do parallel universes really exist, and interact

2014-11-01 Thread Richard Ruquist
I think that string theory explains the weirdness of quantum theory. A basic feature of string theory is that a number of dimensions curl up into ultra-fine particles of space called Calabi-Yau Manifolds CYMs. Being an array rigid particles in space, we hypothesize that they form a Bose-Einstein

Fwd: Fw: the physics arXiv blog

2014-11-01 Thread Richard Ruquist
Random Image Experiment Reveals The Building Blocks of Human Imagination http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/arXivblog/~3/unyAKuGka7E/?utm_source=feedburnerutm_medium=email -- Forwarded message -- From: richard ruquist yann...@yahoo.com Date: Sat, Nov 1, 2014 at 10:32 AM Subject: Fw

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-10-31 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 2:37 PM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/31/2014 7:50 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote: On 30 Oct 2014, at 19:52, Richard Ruquist wrote: I envision wave functions as empty shells that can be filled with energy. Why not particles? But then you are heading

Re: Do all forces derive from repulsionattraction?

2014-10-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
Peter Sas needs an education in physics. He came to the right place. On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 6:10 AM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: I thought the electromagnetic force was mediated by the exchange of photons (or virtual photons). Does that involve any forces that aren't attractive/repusive at

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-10-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
What- a delayed post eraser suggesting self-interference is extant(;) On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 7:12 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: you can delete your posts (I think?) On 30 October 2014 12:07, zibb...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:03:01 PM UTC, zib...@gmail.com

Re: Do all forces derive from repulsionattraction?

2014-10-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
Magnetic forces are neither attractive nor repulsive. On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 10:11 AM, Peter Sas peterjacco...@gmail.com wrote: Photons are bosons, mediator particles The bosons mediate the forces between the fermions, the building pieces of matter... I guess what I wanna know is this:

Fwd: Neural Turing Machine

2014-10-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
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Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-10-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 1:54 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 30 Oct 2014, at 13:08, Richard Ruquist wrote: What- a delayed post eraser suggesting self-interference is extant(;) Glad you see the problem. I knew I couldn't be the only one :) Well, if QM is really 100% correct

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-10-29 Thread Richard Ruquist
, at 23:18, LizR wrote: On 28 October 2014 10:56, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: But the span of infinity is outside spacetime. I would say it's an abstract property of certain mathematical systems (or something similar). If GR is right and spacetime is a continuum

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-10-29 Thread Richard Ruquist
Been there. Done that. Dementia comes from sleep deprivation due to ... too many details. On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 4:53 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: On 30 October 2014 09:14, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: Yes to both questions. String theory treats spacetime as a continuum

Re: MGA revisited paper + supervenience

2014-10-28 Thread Richard Ruquist
:14, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: My simple-minded view of MWI is that it is deterministic and if it is true then my consciousness is an illusion, period Not necessarily your consciousness, you can be aware of things in a deterministic universe surely? But probably your free

Re: Do today's philosophers even think about the existence of God anymore?

2014-10-27 Thread Richard Ruquist
I have not seen any discussion of what Bruno calls the Gaussian nature of comp or MWI with which he claims that his beliefs in this universe are not found in the negative in other universes of the multiverse. I referred to this as the GWI of reality and suggested that it might be consistent with

Re: Do today's philosophers even think about the existence of God anymore?

2014-10-27 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 27 Oct 2014, at 13:05, Richard Ruquist wrote: I have not seen any discussion of what Bruno calls the Gaussian nature of comp or MWI with which he claims that his beliefs in this universe are not found

Re: The Span of Infinity

2014-10-27 Thread Richard Ruquist
But the span of infinity is outside spacetime. On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 5:44 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: On 28 October 2014 10:18, spudboy100 via Everything List everything-list@googlegroups.com wrote: Sent from AOL Mobile Mail That! My friend is an ex-parrot. I didn't come here

Re: MGA revisited paper + supervenience

2014-10-27 Thread Richard Ruquist
My simple-minded view of MWI is that it is deterministic and if it is true then my consciousness is an illusion, period On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 10:10 PM, John Clark johnkcl...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 6:38 AM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: So far the only real

Re: Why is there something rather than nothing? From quantum theory to dialectics?

2014-10-23 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 3:50 AM, Peter Sas peterjacco...@gmail.com wrote: Well, I'm not a physicists but a philosopher, so I cannot give a physicist's answer. My approach is to start with the most fundamental question (Why is there anything at all?) and then see how far we can get with pure

Re: MGA revisited paper + supervenience

2014-10-22 Thread Richard Ruquist
Brent, That is certainly true for Schrodinger's equations, but is it also true for matrix theory? Re: real and complex numbers. Richard On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 1:30 AM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/21/2014 8:05 PM, LizR wrote: On 22 October 2014 08:40, Russell Standish

Re: Why is there something rather than nothing? From quantum theory to dialectics?

2014-10-22 Thread Richard Ruquist
Peter, Could you elaborate on how Dark Energy fits into your thesis? Richard On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 4:33 AM, Peter Sas peterjacco...@gmail.com wrote: Hi guys, Here is a blog piece I wrote about nothing as the ultimate source of being:

Re: Are We Really Conscious? (NYT Article today)

2014-10-22 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 19 Oct 2014, at 21:14, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Very well, and now we go to the primal. I am presuming, but who wrote the programs for computationalism, I guess you mean who wrote the programs for the

Re: generalizations_of_islam - God Matter

2014-10-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
Likewise, the most interesting aspects of string theory are outside the purview of explanations that can be tested in any even vaguely obvious direct, empirical manner. and they may form the basis of MUH. http://vixra.org/abs/1303.0194 On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 11:35 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com

Re: generalizations_of_islam - God Matter

2014-10-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 10:25 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 18 Oct 2014, at 13:02, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno: Then by the ONE, I mean God, in the greek sense of whatever is needed to have a reality and consciousness. Richard: If MWI can be derived from comp

Re: generalizations_of_islam - God Matter

2014-10-19 Thread Richard Ruquist
Liz, I am not sure that you can call the underpinning physical. But you certainly have a good point. According to one string theory, what seems to exist before the creation of the universe are dimensions and flux, and symmetries and quantum theory. At the big-bang some of the dimensions inflate

Re: generalizations_of_islam - God Matter

2014-10-18 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno: Then by the ONE, I mean God, in the greek sense of whatever is needed to have a reality and consciousness. Richard: If MWI can be derived from comp and if the MWI is deterministic, then IMO there is no need for consciousness. I claim that a reality and consciousness , that is a single

Re: MGA revisited paper + supervenience

2014-10-17 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 2:17 AM, John Clark johnkcl...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 5:18 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: there was no one around in the big bang that we know of, yet it would appear any maths that might be involved in physical processes managed to work OK.

Re: Do today's philosophers even think about the existence of God anymore?

2014-10-15 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 11:28 PM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/15/2014 7:25 PM, Platonist Guitar Cowboy wrote: On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 4:00 AM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: Bruno seems to think that if you fail to believe in the existence of Santa Claus you must

Re: Do today's philosophers even think about the existence of God anymore?

2014-10-14 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:42 PM, Samiya Illias samiyaill...@gmail.com wrote: On 14-Oct-2014, at 5:03 am, John Clark johnkcl...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 Samiya Illias samiyaill...@gmail.com wrote: If the Quran has told Muslims to put terror into the hearts of the unbelievers

Re: Do today's philosophers even think about the existence of God anymore?

2014-10-14 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 8:37 AM, Samiya Illias samiyaill...@gmail.com wrote: On 14-Oct-2014, at 3:28 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 12 Oct 2014, at 18:33, Samiya Illias wrote: On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 9:15 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 10 Oct 2014, at

Re: Are We Really Conscious? (NYT Article today)

2014-10-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
If the universe is a toroid as predicted by string theory, then the universe has on center On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 10:40 AM, Samiya Illias samiyaill...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 2:05 AM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: Are We Really Conscious? By MICHAEL S. A. GRAZIANO

Re: Do today's philosophers even think about the existence of God anymore?

2014-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Platonist Guitar Cowboy multiplecit...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 8:20 PM, Samiya Illias samiyaill...@gmail.com wrote: Hmm. Please read this blogpost and let me know if this meets your 'demonstrating factual accuracy in this sense here, of

Re: generalizations_of_islam - God Matter

2014-10-07 Thread Richard Ruquist
I worship nature. Is it not made of matter? On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 2:53 PM, LizR lizj...@gmail.com wrote: But it's pejorative to refer to it as god. Nobody worships matter. Physics textbooks don't have moral prescriptions derived from QED. To call it god is to give into Bruno's desire to

Re: generalizations_of_islam

2014-10-04 Thread Richard Ruquist
Nobody worships matter But many worship nature. I do not see much difference. Richard On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 4:55 PM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/3/2014 10:20 AM, 'Chris de Morsella' via Everything List wrote: A lot of evidence for some God (like the god Matter), is not a

Re: MGA revisited paper + supervenience

2014-09-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 7:09 AM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 9/26/2014 1:14 AM, Russell Standish wrote: On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 03:17:07AM +0200, Platonist Guitar Cowboy wrote: On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 1:03 AM, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: Well done for

Re: BICEP2 results even more in question

2014-09-22 Thread Richard Ruquist
Here is an alternative paper suggesting the dust is not negligible but also not disastrous: http://arxiv.org/abs/1409.4491 published 3 days before the Planck paper (above). On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 3:15 AM, Kim Jones kimjo...@ozemail.com.au wrote: Dust, damned dust. Told yer. K On 22 Sep

Re: MGA revisited paper + supervenience

2014-09-22 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno merely asserts that nobody can mistake the fact that they exist. Some people do, but it's considered pathological. But Bruno does more than merely assert this. He then uses the same word, conscious in a different, technical sense as a potential property of an axiomatic system. And then

Re: MGA revisited paper + supervenience

2014-09-21 Thread Richard Ruquist
This list contains a number of opposites, people I mean, as exemplified by John and Kim. Yet the opposites in their own way are very knowledgeable and sophisticated, far more than I, I am afraid, which is why I am reluctant to post here very often. But my point is that we all should learn to

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