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It is my understanding that the twin paradox arose from the fully reciprocal nature of special theory which shows that if a clock is moving past me in outer space that clock is ticking over at a slower rate than my clock but that from the point of view of a person accompanying that clock it is my clock that is ticking over at a slower rate than his clock; the paradox, apparently, being that both clocks cannot be ticking over at a slower rate than the other one (the original ‘clock’ paradox).
In his 1918 Naturwissenschaften article Einstein attempted to negate this paradox insisting that it is only the clock that has been made to move to the other clock’s location that incurs time dilation on the basis that it experiences forces of acceleration however in chapter 4 of his 1905 article ‘On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies’ Einstein wrote: “If at the points A and B of K there are stationary clocks which, viewed in the stationary system, are synchronous; and if the clock at A is moved with the velocity v along the line AB to B, then on its arrival at B the two clocks no longer synchronize, but the clock moved from A to B lags behind the other which has remained at B by ·5tv^{2}/c^{2}.....” My reason for posting this message is that, having been made to move from A to B clock A (although Einstein does not refer to this fact) must have accelerated. The alternative is that clock A incurred instantaneous velocity which, I assume, is a concept that Einstein would not have tolerated ergo his chapter 4 depiction effectively provides a similar explanation for the eventual discrepancy between clocks A and B as did his 1918 article. On the basis that Einstein’s chapter 4 STR clock A accelerated, moved toward B at v then decelerated this is analogous to an astronaut’s return journey following turnaround. As a result of his outwardbound journey the astronaut’s clock will lag behind his twin’s clock by ·5tv^{2}/c^{2}.. As a result of his inwardbound trip the astronaut’s clock will lag behind the twin’s clock by an additional ·5tv^{2}/c^{2}. I have read several interpretations of the twin paradox one of which insists that the traveler’s clock does not (as Einstein expressed it in chapter 4) ‘go more slowly’ than the Earth clock but that the Earth clock, from the traveler’s point of view, ticks over at a faster rate than his own clock but only during the astronaut’s period of acceleration following turnaround however it is my understanding that the concept of time contraction was, for Einstein, an anathema. Although I have included Einstein’s chapter 4 equation it would very much be appreciated if responses did not incorporate mathematical ‘proofs’ or explanations. I am, as was Faraday, one of those annoying selftaught persons who has no comprehension of mathematics and, like Faraday, prefers simple, everyday language interpretations. Einstein insisted that as far as the propositions of mathematics are certain, they do not refer to reality and I tend to agree. 
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seriously, one of them is from the point of view of the stationary twin and the other is from the point of view of the traveling twin. there is no contradiction.

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I prefer not to think of time dilation, although that is valid. The accumulated proper time of a person is simply the "length" of his trajectory in spacetime.
In normal geometry, a straight line between two points has the shortest length. Still in normal geometry, the edge of a square has a shorter length than the diagonal. The difference in spacetime geometry is that a straight line has the longest length. If you draw the situations you described in spacetime, and apply this principle, you will reproduce the standard time dilation results. The reason for defining spacetime length in this somewhat strange way is that it ensures that the speed of light is the same for "normal" observers moving at constant velocity relative to each other, which is an experimental observation. Although you prefer not to have the equations, here is a link, just in case: http://www.math.ucr.edu/home/baez/ph...spacetime.html 
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The reason why there isn't, is that the only way that anyone can believe that the paradox exists in the first place is to use the theory (i.e. the mathematics) incorrectly. No one claims that the twin paradox is something that happens in the real world. The claim is that there's a paradox in the theory. But the "paradox" is just a mistake in a calculation, so there's no way to resolve it without examining the calculation and showing what the mistake is. So I'm afraid that a resolution is always going to look like e.g. posts #3 and #142 in this thread. They require that you know some mathematics, or that you at least understand simultaneity in the context of inertial frames in special relativity. 
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The fundamental causes of time dilation are the properties of light. [1] It's propagation speed in (matter free) space is constant and independent of its source. Light is the messenger between objects, big and small. Imagine two objects separated vertically or horizontally by a space, and not moving relative to the earth lab. The objects exchange light signals periodically, once per second (1 tick). Then a force is applied to move both to the right. Because of [1], the speed of the objects does not change the speed of light, the objects are moving away from the source, and it takes longer to exchange the signals. Observers in the lab see the tick rate decrease. Copy these objects, assemble as a clock, put the clock in a capsule with a pilot and launch it into space. As it moves past earth, the lab sees the clock rate slower than the lab clock. In the capsule, the clock and the pilot are moving, therefore the rate of signal exchange is the same for both, i.e., slower. The pilot is thus not aware of the slower rate and sees his clock as 'normal'. The speed of the capsule alters the perception of the pilot (or device). Because the capsule is moving at a constant speed (no acceleration), SR allows the pilot to assume he is not moving. If he chooses this option, he will calculate the lab clock rate to be slow. His other option is to accept his motion, adjust his time, and the strange things (anomalies) disappear. Acceleration definitely makes the twin scenario asymmetrical, but does not explain the time difference, since it's a constant part of the travel time. As the duration of the trip increases, so does the time difference. Time dilation has been experimentally verified, so it is real and not a mathematical contrivance. Hope this helps. 
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It is a ‘contradiction’ of the laws of physics that the astronaut, having accelerated to an instantaneous velocity of close to the speed of light (thereupon generating a gamma factor of 40,000), would be of the opinion that the planet is spinning on its axis at around 64 million kh. 
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In chapter 4 STR, as well as in his 1918, article Einstein effectively wrote that clock A ‘goes more slowly’ than B not that B ‘goes faster’ than A. In your opinion, does that link show that the traveler truly believes, having accelerated to an instantaneous velocity of (or moving with uniform velocity at) close to the speed of light generating a gamma factor of 40,000, that the Earth is physically spinning on its axis at 64 million kh? 
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The equation provided by Einstein in chapter 4 was not a mathematical solution but a method of determining the amount of lag incurred by clock A. Quote:
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My specific interest is in relation to the claim that the traveling twin is not allowed to determine that he is moving (thus that his is the clock that ‘goes more slowly’ than the Earth clock) but determines that the Earth clock incurs time contraction. 
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Your depiction is, of course, a slightly more complicated version of the textbook light clock gedanken. Quote:
You have, perhaps albeit unintentionally, ratified my argument. The pilot, having accelerated away from the planet or following turnaround is fully justified in being of the opinion that he is moving thus that his is the clock A to which Einstein referred in chapter 4 thus that it is his clock which ‘goes more slowly’ than the Earth clock’; that the Earth clock does not incur time contraction. Quote:
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Although it is accepted that time dilation has been experimentally verified it’s absolutely essential counterpart  length contraction  has not! If the theoretical concept of length contraction does not physically take place (as distinct from ‘mathematically’ or ‘seemingly’) then the concept of the constancy of the speed of light cannot be maintained. 
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For this paragraph, consider just normal space, not spacetime. A friend and I fly from Boston to San Francisco. He flies directly across the United States. I fly from Boston to London to Singapore to Japan then to San Francisco. My route is obviously longer but that is not because my rulers contracted in length compared to my friend's rulers. That is just nonsensical (actually, it can make sense, but that's another story). The time dilation comparison only makes sense in the usual, but very special case that one of the twins moves along a straight line in spacetime. In the general case, where both twins travel curly spacetime paths, and meet again, they will have aged by different amounts which is best explained by the different distances they covered in spacetime. Quote:

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Some good observations COS  here is my take on the TP. First Einstein explained things in a way that seemed to make a difference as to which clock was put in motion  then in 1918 he shifted his argument to a pseudo G force  but a correct explanation should be able to resolve which clock logs the most time using an one way trip where there is no acceleration  for example have the A clock already in motion and start it when it passes earth on its way to B clock. When A arrives at B it will have accumulated less time than the earth clock and the B clock (they will read the same since they can by syced and are always in the same frame and not moving wrt to one another). So the whole paradox falls apart in that you are simply measuring one clock traveling between two fixed clocks and that will always lead to an actual difference in the time logged by the single clock when timed by the two clocks  moreover, it doesn't make any difference if the earth and B are moving or if A is moving

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It does make a difference 'if the Earth and B are moving or if A is moving' on the basis that, according to Einstein's chapter 4 depiction as well as his 1918 article, it is the accelerated clock that incurs time dilation not the unaccelerated clock (i.e. the Earth clock or Einstein's chapter 4 clock B. 
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does or doesnt make a difference?

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