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Is time quantum at the microscopic level? 
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Dec2112, 01:02 AM

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Dec2112, 01:56 AM

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hello all .. if a massless object doesn't have to recognise time as a component of its existence, we seem to be all on a road to nowhere, as the instant our universe went from pure energy (but no mass) to the state where matter formed and expanded (quantum fluctuation/s?) we have to invoke time because of the limitations set out by Einsteins equations and the ''impurity'' that mass brings with it...
...we are all looking in the rear view mirror for why physics is what it is...all at the same time having to recognise our conscious needs for answers in an ''impure'' environment.... 


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Dec2112, 07:17 AM

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a) Current mathematical equations do not have a mind, as the solution progresses it can not change its original form, can not add anything new, like our minds can. b) Solutions of current mathematical equations are included into the problems. In other words, solutions are embedded into the problem, as a result , the outcome of the solutions in a way are predetermined. c) Current mathematical equations are like Robots. A robot can not do anything outside its program, same as a mathematical equation. d) Just as we need intelligent robots which can make its own decisions beyond its program, we need a form of intelligent Math, which can evolve as the solution progresses. I don't know if this would make any sense to anyone, but sorry, I can't elaborate more. Time as we know from current mathematical equations will always create problem for us if we want to know absolute truth about nature. 


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"The equations of physics can’t be solved for complicated, realworld problems, therefore physics equations don’t explain the real world. " This is not the case. We may not be able to write an expression that describes the motion of a football bouncing chaotically down a hill, but we still think that F=ma is sufficient to explain it's motion. 


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Dec2212, 05:41 PM

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I once had a high hope about Genetic Algorithm, but later I found it also rely on 'human knowledge' in each iteration. I'm not giving up on GA yet. My next attempt will be on Cellular Automaton. I'm open for suggestions. 


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Dec2212, 06:11 PM

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What could you possibly mean by "the truth of nature?".
Without even trying to think your statement though, I'd note that both any 'Genetic Algorithm' or 'Cellular Automaton' would be math in some form. 


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I strongly suggest that you actually take some (preferably graduate college) courses in mathematics and physics before making such flat statements about what is essentially the philosophy of both mathematics and physics. 


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Dec2312, 07:46 AM

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Like the innumerable threads before it, this thread has degenerated into woo. Closed.



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Good call!



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