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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Donation ChessNut
    Lightly Salted...
    01 Aug '03 17:10
    I have a buddy who takes great pleasure in stating that he never has exceeded the speed limit. How do you know that's true?
  2. Donation Acolyte
    Now With Added BA
    01 Aug '03 17:56
    Originally posted by ChessNut
    I have a buddy who takes great pleasure in stating that he never has exceeded the speed limit. How do you know that's true?
    Does your friend own a car and drive it?
  3. Donation ChessNut
    Lightly Salted...
    01 Aug '03 18:01
    Originally posted by Acolyte
    Does your friend own a car and drive it?
    Yes. A BMW 325. Red.
  4. Standard member StarValleyWy
    BentnevolentDictater
    01 Aug '03 18:06
    The true and only real limit being "speed of light"... as opposed to an artificially "imposed pseudo limit" with meaning only as pertaining to law... an abstraction that has no meaning as far as the "physical" universe is concerned?
  5. Donation ChessNut
    Lightly Salted...
    01 Aug '03 18:28
    Originally posted by StarValleyWy
    The true and only real limit being "speed of light"... as opposed to an artificially "imposed pseudo limit" with meaning only as pertaining to law... an abstraction that has no meaning as far as the "physical" universe is concerned?
    Correct! I almost put in that he works for NASA but I thought that would make it even easier!
  6. 01 Aug '03 19:14 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by StarValleyWy
    The true and only real limit being "speed of light"... as opposed to an artificially "imposed pseudo limit" with meaning only as pertaining to law... an abstraction that has no meaning as far as the "physical" universe is concerned?
    I work as a researcher for a company that provides market intelligence on the telecommunications industry. A colleague made a passing light-hearted remark recently regarding fibre optic cables and the speed of light. I found out that he was talking about a rather interesting experiment conducted using Swiss Telecom's network back in 1997.

    http://popularmechanics.com/science/research/1997/10/schroedingers_cat/print.phtml
  7. Standard member StarValleyWy
    BentnevolentDictater
    01 Aug '03 19:47 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by T1000
    I work as a researcher for a company that provides market intelligence on the telecommunications industry. A colleague made a passing light-hearted remark recently regarding fibre optic cables and the speed of light. I found out that he was t ...[text shortened]... hanics.com/science/research/1997/10/schroedingers_cat/print.phtml
    Until just recently, my forum location was "Shroedenger's Box". It is now "Where? Am I?"... the two being equivelent you see...

    Quoting from your URL...


    "The problem that perplexed Einstein, Schrödinger and generations of physicists after them has to do with reality. According to quantum theory, particles can come into existence only when they are "observed." Our everyday experiences teach us that this is nonsense"

    End Quote...

    Problem is, from what I have found out about Quantum Mind and interception, storage and retrieval of information... OUR EVERYDAY EXPERIENCES ARE ABOUT AS ACCURATE AND RELIABLE AS A POLITICIAN ON WHISKEY AND COKE. I know, i know... but all i know, or have ever known is "information experienced by my senses creating a very small interval called 'Now', stored into mind causing a totally 'imaginary past' and enabling totally mysterious 'un-defined future'. That is exactly what Shroedinger and indeed all of the efforts to unite Time/Space to Planck's world allow and demand.

    This is also why I am asking "limit" questions in the forum's. I just have a feeling that "states' in our minds are arrived at by integration of the three EXPRESSIONS OF "TIME' mentioned above. But you can't do that if there is an Infinite Set to work with... Or I just don't have the correct vision of the entire process. Most Likely.