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"independence From Time" Is Meaningless Since 1920

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Posted by Bud Bock on August 1, 2003 23:48:42 UTC

Tim, one of the most fundamental laws of physics is relativity. It burst the old bubble, the oldway people envisioned time. But that theory went away when our grandparents' grandparents were young. Everyone knows this. (Correction: everyone but the phoney Phd) Time isn't universally constant. Physics is about finding universal laws, and as universality goes, "WHEN" mean nothing.
You can compare two objects, you can establish which one does what "before" and which one does what "after." You can add a bunch of objects to this experiment, even adding a clock to establish a false sense of "WHEN."
But a billion light years away, a parsec away, or even five miles away your idea that "WHEN" is valid is in your head only. There's no giant universal clock, there's no constant permeation of time, there's no fundamental law or even a decent scientist alive today suggesting we should bring back the concept of "when."
However the non-contstant version of TIME is very difficult for a lot of people to understand. This phoney Phd is one of millions of non-understanders. And that's about as fundamental as it gets
Reading his online fiction entry made it immediately obvious to me he's stuck on the old concept of time and not able to understand Relativity. If I had a nickel for every crackpot on these kinds of chat rooms who thinks he's rediscovered the old concept of "TIME" ...
Well, I'd have at least enough to buy a coca cola. IN Manhattan!!

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