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Appreciate That, Dr. D And Harv

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Posted by Alan on March 27, 2002 11:05:45 UTC

Thank you all for your consideration.

Harv, some or all of my brothers did philosophy of science at University. Thanks to their books, I see where you are coming from and that you raise serious issues. Those issues will still have to be considered at some stage. Your idea of starting from scratch; pre-math, pre-logic, know-nothing: that is exactly my approach (I thought: start from the most basic: Existence; and work back to where the physicists are up to)(actually the beginning is the ending).

But I think what might work here for now, is to place the philosophical issues aside momentarily, but keeping track of their potential role; and to focus just technically on what Dr. Dick has done from a purely practical job-doing perspective.

My problem is I don't have a computer; it costs me to participate in this; I have little money; but I don't give up as I am certain Dr. Dick is at least trying a very interesting idea and actually has found something very interesting.

I admit I throw some apparently wildly speculative ideas in to the mix; connecting patterns that may not seem justifiably connected. I trust my gut instincts a lot because they have delivered fantastic discoveries to me in the past.

Maybe I may not need to learn a lot of hard math; because I just contacted recently the second, and highly qualified, mathematician that I gave Dr. Dick's work on disc to.

He has looked at the disc. I was inclined to think that Dr. Dick would have to hire an expert to fully examine his work technically. So I was taken by surprise when I asked the mathematician if he could locate any errors, and especially check the Dirac and Schrodinger derivations; and he said he would get on to it right away!

I don't know what he will find, I hardly know him; he is recently retired and I understand very highly qualified. Hopefully some progress will come from this.

If physicists are missing something that Dr. Dick has found; I sure would like them to realise it as soon as possible. It may make it an easier subject for students who find it difficult because it is poorly thought out.



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