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Old Oct 28th 2017, 04:19 PM   #1
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I'll start with the assumption that you have some idea of what you are talking about. So to that end, since I study QFT, can you explain more about "resolution of wave-particle duality"? I am not aware there is anything to fix?

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Old Oct 28th 2017, 04:33 PM   #2
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Is this saturation bombing of Science sites?
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Old Oct 28th 2017, 05:36 PM   #3
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Its not possible for anybody to know everything. For example; we have no knowledge of what is in the oceans in Europa. We have no knowledge of places in the universe which are at a certain distance from us. We have no knowledge of what dark energy and dark matter are. I could go on and on about this but that should make my point clear.

If you're making assumptions about what those things are then that's not knowledge, that's speculation, two different things. Guesswork and speculation is not knowledge.

Am I saying this because I'm too lazy to read your paper? No. I'm saying this because its true and because almost every week someone in some forum I visit claims to have solved some well-known problem or claims that they've proved a well established theory to be grossly wrong and all of them have one thing in common - None of them have ever sent their paper to a journal to have it peer reviewed. And to keep reading those things every other day is madness. Especially since 90% of them don't know what they're talking about.

If your theory is published I'll be happy to read it at that time.

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Old Oct 29th 2017, 06:02 AM   #4
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I'll start with the assumption that you have some idea of what you are talking about. So to that end, since I study QFT, can you explain more about "resolution of wave-particle duality"? I am not aware there is anything to fix?

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This appears to be a response to some one but is the first post in this thread. Did you mean to respond and accidently started a new thread?
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Old Oct 29th 2017, 06:47 AM   #5
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This appears to be a response to some one but is the first post in this thread. Did you mean to respond and accidently started a new thread?
No the OP has been messing about deleting things.

Look here, hence my earlier comment.

Knowledge of Everything - Modern and Theoretical Physics - Science Forums
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Old Oct 29th 2017, 02:30 PM   #6
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Thanks for the link. I used to post at that forum but left when it was clear to me that the people who post there are too intolerant of what they don't believe. One moderator kept claiming I was wrong when I explained how a logical term is defined and that was even when I directly quoted a textbook on logic! For the life of me I can't figure it out. Bad forum! They actual banned me for leaving using bogus assertions. Blech!

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No the OP has been messing about deleting things.

Look here, hence my earlier comment.

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In rare instances when nobody needs help I can give them I find it entertaining to comment on stuff like this, but for entertainment purposes only.

In his web page he starts off by writing
There are: 3d space, only infinitely tiny uniform particles, each representing smallest possible mass, with simple mechanical traits of motion (only along straight line) and simplest mechanical traits of interaction.
No limit on size of space/universe and speed of particles.
Obviously, this assumes that stuff is fully deterministic.
To start with, what does he mean by "only" in that first sentence? And what is a "uniform particle"? In reality, as least as far as we know, these particles are point particles so his reference to being "tiny" is wrong. What does he mean by "representing smallest possible mass"? One thing is very wrong, i.e. when you start speaking of "tiny particles" you're in the quantum domain and that's certainly not deterministic. By the way, why qualify "deterministic" with "fully"? Is he saying that its conceivable that a system can be partially deterministic? The only sense I know that to be true is when a measurement is being taken on the system. The system itself is non-deterministic measurement requires interaction with a macroscopic system which is deterministic.

Whew! That was a bit of work. I'm tired already.

It seems like every sentence in the paragraph after that is either totally wrong or requires explanation by the person who wrote it. I'm assuming it doesn't get any better. I'd get too irritated if I kept on reading and that was the case so I'll leave it at that for the moment. What's clear to me is that's not an explanation of anything but merely a list of unsubstantiated claims. I'd hardly call that "knowledge" of anything, never mind everything.

After browsing the website one thing is clear to me. If every word was actually true then it would still be quite far from being knowledge of everything.
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