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Re: Realitivity Space-time Implications

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Posted by 11dim on October 30, 1998 11:45:37 UTC

: : : : Relativity theory implies a block universe and thus the passage of time : : is an illusion; the past and future exist in the block : : universe as completed events in the whole of S-T. : : Quantum theory, with the many worlds interpretation, brings back our common : : sense concept of time. : : Comments please?

: Could you further explain your, "common sense of time"?

: What do you imply when you contrast the two different : distinctions of time?

: Do you impose that the "common sense" is not relative? : If so, how so?

Common sense of time: we feel the passage of time.

S-T is static; the Minkowski diagram is an attempt to bring back a common sense of time to S-T implications but there are a lot of problems with an animated Minkowski diagram. The many worlds model interpretation of quantum theory gives back a common sense feeling of the passage of time and yet retains all of the aspects of relativity theory and its implications.

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