Eternal recurrence

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Lectori salutem.

Can anyone refute the finite space/energy/matter in infinite time theory?

Finite space/energy/matter implies that the universe is not something endlessly extended, but set in a definite space as a definite force.

Infinite time implies that it has never begun to become and will never cease from passing away.

This means that the universe consist of a finite amount of energy (in whatever manifestation) that flows on in an infinite stream - not infinitely deep or wide, but infinitely long.

Thanks in advance!

Sauw
 
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You should probably post this on the Philosophy board.
 
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And why is that - is it beyond the grasp of physics?
 

Alexander

Originally posted by Sauwelios

This means that the universe consist of a finite amount of energy (in whatever manifestation) that flows on in an infinite stream - not infinitely deep or wide, but infinitely long.


Sauw
So far all measurements show that net energy of universe is zero. Same for all other conserved values (charge, momentum, etc).
 

Eh

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Re: Re: Eternal recurrence

Originally posted by Alexander
So far all measurements show that net energy of universe is zero. Same for all other conserved values (charge, momentum, etc).
Volume?
 

Alexander

Volume is not a conserved value.
 

Alexander

Re: Re: Re: Eternal recurrence

Originally posted by Eh
By convention there is sweet, by convention there is bitter, by convention hot and cold, by convention colour; but in reality there are only atoms and space.

Actually not even atoms.
 

Eh

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Oh, conserved. My bad.
 

Eh

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Eternal recurrence

Originally posted by Alexander
Actually not even atoms.
Fields only then? Well, it was a pretty close guess, considering it was made thousands of years ago.
 
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Re: Re: Eternal recurrence

Originally posted by Alexander
So far all measurements show that net energy of universe is zero. Same for all other conserved values (charge, momentum, etc).

I am not interested in "net" energy. Of course the net energy is zero: otherwise it should have a positive or negative charge in relation to something else. But I am talking about the whole universe.
 

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