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Forum: Space and Time 02-15-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Yes, the analogy of the elephant helps a lot to...

Yes, the analogy of the elephant helps a lot to understand things about reality.
So, if all the people experienced the tail-like reality of the elephant, it makes this kind of reality 'objective'...
Forum: Space and Time 02-10-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
It reminded me of the story when four blind...

It reminded me of the story when four blind people wanted to know how an elephant looks like. They went to the elephant and touched him. The one who touched his ear said that the elephant looks like...
Forum: Space and Time 02-03-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Sorry to hear it, Mike.. If there is something...

Sorry to hear it, Mike.. If there is something that I can do to make you feel better, just say it. I am always here for you..

Unfortunately I've got a problem with my internet connection, that's why...
Forum: General Philosophy 01-10-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,291
Posted By WindRose
A fiend told me the story: 'Imagine there was a...

A fiend told me the story:

'Imagine there was a huge mirror in the sky called 'Truth'. Once it fell down to the Earth and shattered to the million pieces. Each one who picked up one piece thought he...
Forum: Space and Time 01-10-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
This post of yours is very good. You made your...

This post of yours is very good. You made your position as clear as possible, thank you for that.

When I say 'objective' I mean the following definition: 'an objective fact means a truth that...
Forum: Space and Time 11-12-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
LOL, Mike, and what are you talking about? :) I...

LOL, Mike, and what are you talking about? :)

I meant this thing you posted:



Why there would be metals in that context - that was the question from the very beginning. Did I misunderstand the...
Forum: General Philosophy 11-11-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,291
Posted By WindRose
Here is another thought from the same source: If...

Here is another thought from the same source: If everything is relative then the relativity itself is also relative. Which means that there is something that is not relative. Thus the absolute...
Forum: General Philosophy 11-11-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By WindRose
Here is another mystical number: 142 857. The...

Here is another mystical number: 142 857. The beauty is not as obvious as in the previous example, but I hope you see it:

142 857 * 1 = 142 857
142 857 * 2 = 285 714
142 857 * 3 = 428 571
142 857 *...
Forum: Space and Time 11-11-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
I don't understand how it is changing things....

I don't understand how it is changing things. Correct me if I am wrong, but I thought that in the absence of the Pauli Exclusion Principle there would not be even protons, not to say of separate...
Forum: Space and Time 11-11-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Does it mean that the existence of the phenomenon...

Does it mean that the existence of the phenomenon depends on its proper classification? I thought that we name things and events for the sake of convenience. We communicate and need to understand...
Forum: Space and Time 10-26-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
I thought there would be no atoms at all then....

I thought there would be no atoms at all then. Quarks would make a homogeneous dense 'jelly' without combining into protons or neutrons even. How there could be metals as 'elements'?
Forum: Space and Time 10-26-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Hi paradox, I am sorry, that was a full size of...

Hi paradox,

I am sorry, that was a full size of the picture I posted.

Do you like this one?

http://www.spacewallpapers.net/wallpapers/displayimage.php?pos=-336
Forum: Space and Time 10-26-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Well, and who will ask me the 'appropriate...

Well, and who will ask me the 'appropriate questions'? If one passes a test successfully, it only means that he is as clever as a test maker. And what is above the abilities of a test maker? Are...
Forum: General Philosophy 10-26-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,263
Posted By WindRose
Don't you see that 'dod' is a mirror reflection...

Don't you see that 'dod' is a mirror reflection of 'bob'?

:)
Forum: General Philosophy 10-26-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,291
Posted By WindRose
Interesting that you haven't asked for his...

Interesting that you haven't asked for his definition of 'encyclopedia'... :)According to monsieur Werber, that encyclopedia has been written by Professor Edmond Wells (a character that could be...
Forum: General Philosophy 10-22-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,291
Posted By WindRose
Between what I think, what I want to say, what...

Between
what I think,
what I want to say,
what I think I say,
what I say,
and
what you want to hear,
what you think you hear,
what you hear,
what you want to understand,
Forum: Space and Time 10-22-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Right, but a mathematical dimension is a...

Right, but a mathematical dimension is a different thing, I think. Mathematicians say that a tesseract has dimension '4' (a four-dimensional analog of the cube), but all I can imagine is only its 3D...
Forum: Space and Time 10-19-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Does it mean that living in the N-dimensional...

Does it mean that living in the N-dimensional world I would perceive N+1 dimension only as 'a miracle happened' without being able to understand it at all? I still can not imagine 4D world...


BS...
Forum: Space and Time 10-19-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By WindRose
I have an impression that we talk about different...

I have an impression that we talk about different things, Michel. Past light cone has nothing to do with space. It is not spatial, it is temporal, you know? It is the cone in time. In space it looks...
Forum: General Philosophy 10-15-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,291
Posted By WindRose
Right... we read the reality wrong and say that...

Right... we read the reality wrong and say that it deceives us...
Forum: Space and Time 10-15-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By WindRose
It would be good... The fourth spatial dimension...

It would be good... The fourth spatial dimension disturbs me curling up around my head :)
Forum: Space and Time 10-15-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By WindRose
It is not the matter of 'level'. Just to...

It is not the matter of 'level'. Just to understand something I need to go into details. This is how I can get it better.

That seems to be right. :)
Forum: Space and Time 10-15-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,281
Posted By WindRose
Hope you will tell me if there is something...

Hope you will tell me if there is something interesting. :)
Forum: Space and Time 10-15-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By WindRose
Taking as event p a flash of light (light pulse)...

Taking as event p a flash of light (light pulse) at time t0, all events that can be reached by this pulse from p form the future light cone of p, while those events that can send a light pulse to p...
Forum: General Philosophy 10-13-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,291
Posted By WindRose
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very...

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. (Albert Einstein)
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