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DaveC426913

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I am not sure how to form a coherent question about this; I can't figure out how to phrase it:

Why are our three dimensions all at 90 degrees to each other?

Drat, I can't even form the question. I've been reading about extra dimensions, such as the further 6 postulated in string theory, and how they overlap our current three, so this is not a rudimentary question looking for a rudimentary answer.

But I still can't seem to ask the question I want. Every explanation I try to form ends up making the initial assumoption that there are 3 dimensions we have to play with in the first place.

I'm going to leave this open for feedback, and clarify my question as I go.

Why are our three dimensions all at 90 degrees to each other?

Drat, I can't even form the question. I've been reading about extra dimensions, such as the further 6 postulated in string theory, and how they overlap our current three, so this is not a rudimentary question looking for a rudimentary answer.

But I still can't seem to ask the question I want. Every explanation I try to form ends up making the initial assumoption that there are 3 dimensions we have to play with in the first place.

I'm going to leave this open for feedback, and clarify my question as I go.

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