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"Time reborn - resetting the clocks"

Posted: Sat May 04, 2013 5:16 am
by cooran
Hello all,

Interesting and puzzling at the same time - hard to make sense of what this would mean for our world view, and for the Teachings

Time reborn - Resetting the Clocks
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/05/books ... d=fb-share

With metta
Chris

Re: "Time reborn - resetting the clocks"

Posted: Sat May 04, 2013 6:42 am
by James the Giant
Oh dear, morphic resonance rears its head again.
One of Smolin’s most astonishing ideas is something he calls the “principle of precedence,” that repeated measurements of a particular phenomenon yield the same outcomes not because the phenomenon is subject to a law of nature but simply because the phenomenon has occurred in the past.
Next stop, tinfoil hats and global reptilian conspiracy.

Re: "Time reborn - resetting the clocks"

Posted: Sat May 04, 2013 7:29 am
by Kim OHara
James the Giant wrote:Oh dear, morphic resonance rears its head again.
One of Smolin’s most astonishing ideas is something he calls the “principle of precedence,” that repeated measurements of a particular phenomenon yield the same outcomes not because the phenomenon is subject to a law of nature but simply because the phenomenon has occurred in the past.
Next stop, tinfoil hats and global reptilian conspiracy.
Well I can't access the link but after a comment like that, I don't think I'm missing much. :tongue:

:coffee:
Kim