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Physicist Receives Million-Pound Prize for Predicting a 'Hypercosmic God'
ICR ^ | March 24, 2009 | Jeffrey Tomkins, Ph.D.

Posted on 03/24/2009 1:45:20 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts

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To: SonOfPyrodex; csense
...as well as the possibility of multi-directional "time" processes.

Our concept of time, as a rigid line of absolute sequence, is a property of a universe that simply does not exist.

Sequence is dependent on point of, and nature of observation. Time is a fuzzy, pliable pipe, not a line, but the idea of continuous, unlimited time travel in a negative direction is fantasy to any denizen of this universe.

51 posted on 03/25/2009 8:23:59 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (The beginning of the O'Bummer administration looks a lot like the end of the Nixon administration)
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To: adorno
I had some cats one time that grew to be a year old before there were ever taken outside.. One sunny day we took them out on the lawn one weekend.. They grasped the grass/lawn like they were going to FALL UP(to the sky) and mewed.. They always had a ceiling over them..

It was quite funny until we understood the distress they were in.. Many humans seem to be in the same kind of distress.. they are in some kind of stunted spirituality.. They can only believe what they see.. and what they see is(has been) limited..

53 posted on 03/25/2009 10:16:42 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: hosepipe
They grasped the grass/lawn like they were going to FALL UP

Wonderful. Now we know why Plato's cave dwellers refused to go outside.

54 posted on 03/25/2009 1:04:33 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (0 is the son of soulless slavers, not the son of soulful slaves.)
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To: Amos the Prophet

Indeed..


55 posted on 03/25/2009 1:11:19 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: dr_lew; SonOfPyrodex
I could be wrong, but I'm not sure I agree that there is a category error. My understanding of a category error is one of assigning improper properties. I'm not quite sure what other properties a past event would have other than time and space, or why such properties would be considered in error or inapplicable.

You guys probably have much more knowledge on this subject than I, but it seems to be a valid analogy from my perspective.

Thanks for the input.

56 posted on 03/25/2009 10:19:58 PM PDT by csense
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To: editor-surveyor
Our concept of time, as a rigid line of absolute sequence, is a property of a universe that simply does not exist. Sequence is dependent on point of, and nature of observation. Time is a fuzzy, pliable pipe, not a line...

I don't see time as a rigid line. I see time as motion and momentum, but, I'm not a physicist, so...

Thanks for the response e-s

57 posted on 03/25/2009 10:41:18 PM PDT by csense
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To: Just another Joe
A more apt example would be - Give me one way that your adulthood ahs affected your spouses adulthood.

I disagree. First and foremost the analogy must have similar qualities. If you disregard the distinction of time and space, then I'm not sure exactly what you're left with that is still valid...

Thanks for the response.

58 posted on 03/25/2009 10:50:35 PM PDT by csense
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To: LearnsFromMistakes
Since the past only lives within us, our current moods and experiences impact how we see events in our past, thus 'changing history'.

I think your premise creates an unwarranted dilemma, don't you think

Anyway, thanks for the response.

59 posted on 03/25/2009 10:56:26 PM PDT by csense
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To: Amos the Prophet
If we experience but one dimension there is no time, rendering your query meaqningless.

If there is distance, then there is time, and since we know there is distance, then it follows that there must also be time. Objection refuted.

Thanks for the response

60 posted on 03/25/2009 11:00:38 PM PDT by csense
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To: csense
OK, then we cannot affect our own childhood, however, G*d could.
What we do affects the other dimension, not our own.
61 posted on 03/26/2009 6:16:07 AM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: csense

Missed. Strike 2.
The author posits a one dimensional universe. This is consistent with most God theory. There is no space, time, distance, etc.


62 posted on 03/26/2009 11:23:46 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (0 is the son of soulless slavers, not the son of soulful slaves.)
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