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CATEGORY: How Should Humanity Steer the Future? Essay Contest (2014) [back]
TOPIC: How to use Theory of Everything for saving earth? by Janko Kokosar [refresh]
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Author Janko Kokosar wrote on Mar. 12, 2014 @ 15:12 GMT
Essay Abstract

The story is a mix of science fiction, futurology, new technical ideas, science, science ideas of the author [1, 2, 3, 4], and philosophy. On an example of crisis of overpopulated human species in future, it is described how to develop a theory of everything, how to give more sense to amateur science, and how reactions of professional science regarding amateur science are too much inexact. Some ideas in the story are predictions of the author or are supported by him, and some are only for the course of story or for setting of special situations for thought experiments. Names in the story are taken from science, but they are not or almost not connected with their thoughts and descriptions in the story.

Author Bio

In young age, the author had obtained some prizes in the country level competitions in mathematics, physics, and chess. He graduated in Physics in 1989 and then he has been working in steel industry. He developed some theories in fundamental physics and theories of consciousness. He found some formulae for the elementary particles masses, offers an explanation of three space dimensions, he developed one step toward quantization of gravity, and generalized the uncertainty principle. He also tries to simplify explanations of the fundamental theories of physics. He is waiting for the valuation of his theories.

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Joe Fisher wrote on Mar. 19, 2014 @ 15:04 GMT
Dear Mr. Kokosar,

Although your essay had a nightmarish quality about it, I did find it quite entertaining to read, and I do hope that it does well in the competition.

It is not my intent to be critical of your work, however, as I have gone to great trouble to point out in my essay, REALITY, ONCE, only unique exists.

All of the presenters at your fictional scientific conference advocated quantum or ESP systems that rely absolutely on the human assumption of perfect identical abstract equations existing, or instrumentation that purports to make identical measurements.

You wrote: “Namely, if consciousness is a quantum phenomenon, it is ubiquitous. Thus, TOE includes consciousness and quantum gravity theory.” Really sir, consciousness is like everything else, it is unique. It has no commencement. It has no cessation. It has no qualification. It has no quantification.

I can only speak for myself; I have supported Manchester City for over seventy years. I understand what the team is trying to do. I do not understand how a government could spend billions of dollars having a few exceptionally well paid scientists avidly listening for intelligent binary coded squawks from outer-space, while at the same time that government has cut $9 billion from the Food-Stamp Program.

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Anonymous replied on Mar. 21, 2014 @ 20:39 GMT
Dear Mr. Fisher

You claim, that 1+1 is not always 2, and that every 1 is unique. Yes, it is true, but sometimes it is useful, that 1+1=2, and this gives this equality of all 1's. Your uniqueness contradicts to modern physics, which has found a lot of relations between various physical quantities. I claim that consciousness impacts on physical world, (it gives movement), therefore, it is connected with physics.

Your approach to physics seems similar to my aproach in young age, when I had not believed in quantum mechanics. Nobody completely understand quantum physics, therefore your claims could be interesting. Many physicists claim that it is enough that quantum physics is sucessful at calculations, therefore we do not need to understand it: A. Fuchs, (2000) Quantum Theory Needs No 'Interpretation, Physics Today, March pp. 70. I claim that this is not true, because quantum physics does not yet explain consciousness and because Fuchs wrongly explains Wigner's friend (Cathy : Erwin).

I did not understand absolutely, what is your idea and motif behind your special relativity. I have alternative explanation of it, but by the same mathematics as ordinary special relativity.

Best Regards

p.s.

I have not such negative standpoint against sport, as you think. (1) Sport help at development of human personality, (2) it is measurable activity and this is important, like physics is important. (3) I am proud that NHL hockey player Anze Kopitar is from our city and Planica ski jumps are close to us.

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James Lee Hoover wrote on Mar. 23, 2014 @ 17:33 GMT
Janko,

Your 2049 scenario is hopeful and reveals your "chess" perspective. You correctly -- through your Mark Hadley -- suggest that directly spreading TOE knowledge is not viable, but not sure how you "wake up genuine interest in TOE. I too mention the unity of purpose and the common good.

I have few answers for achieving it, but only express goals and needs.

Jim

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James Lee Hoover replied on May. 26, 2014 @ 22:40 GMT
Janko,

Time grows short, so I am revisited those I've read to assure I've rated them. I find that I dind't rate it before. Hope you enjoyed mine.

Jim

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Peter Jackson wrote on May. 1, 2014 @ 12:51 GMT
Janko,

That was a brilliantly original read. You summed up most of science. But the shoes are still flying.

Of course many think they've found the basis for the TOE. If it starts with Unification of Classic and Quanta then I'm quite convinced I've made a big start too. But I estimated in 2010 it would take at least another 10 years before science was able to 'see' it, (fqxi essay; '2020 vision', 2011). Perhaps you could read my effort this year and let me know if I'm a crackpot!

Funnily enough, the cosmological implications include life after death in cyclic big blasts! so I think you have it. (Paper just accepted in a non major journal, preprint here;A Cyclic model of Galaxy Evolution, with Bars. )

But I hope you'll read my essay rather than that first.

Very well done with yours. I can't imagine why it's languishing so badly so hope my score helps. Best of luck for a continued recovery!

Best wishes

Peter

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Hoang cao Hai wrote on May. 12, 2014 @ 01:57 GMT
Dear Author Janko Kokosar

It is great when meeting who also is the passionate of TOE and the most is the argument of your very interesting.

Unfortunately I can only assess you with 10 points .

Of course, along with best wishes - Hải.CaoHoàng

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Hoang cao Hai replied on May. 12, 2014 @ 02:02 GMT
But do not understand why I still can not use the evaluation system - I will come back after it was fixed.

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Hoang cao Hai replied on May. 14, 2014 @ 01:54 GMT
Incidents in my evaluation had to be overcome, 10 points for your essay.

Hải.CaoHoàng

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Christian Corda wrote on May. 28, 2014 @ 21:03 GMT
Dear Janko,

As I promised in my FQXi page, I have read your nice and particular Essay. Here are my comments/questions:

1) Your Novel-Essay starts in 2049. It will be fantastic if in only 35 years humanity will become so intelligent that "Economy is subordinate to ecology"!

2) I completely agree with Hadley's statement that "it is necessary to wake up genuine interest in TOE...

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Author Janko Kokosar wrote on May. 31, 2014 @ 09:36 GMT
My suggestion for the next year: Every essay should have a short quiz about the essay. Only those who solve the quiz should evaluate the essay. Because, many give evaluation, but they do not read the essay.

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Don Limuti wrote on Jun. 2, 2014 @ 20:31 GMT
Janko,

That was fabulous.... It was entertaining and thought provoking.... Part Physics and part Theatre. I am still grinning. You are a Master and a Rascal! I do not think you should try to improve your English... It can not get any better!

I like that you slipped in your thesis: "A new world was originating. This was a world where thoughts were more important than matter, and more and more they had realized that foundations of everything are thoughts."

You are very underrated,

Don Limuti

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Don Limuti replied on Jun. 2, 2014 @ 22:54 GMT
Hi Janko,

I did look at your work on SR, I followed some of it, and it gave me a headache.

Please allow me to return the favor. If you will please visit my physics website

www.digitalwavetheory.com

There are differences and similarities you may find interesting.

Don Limuti

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Anonymous wrote on Jun. 2, 2014 @ 20:55 GMT
Janko,

Thank you for an entertaining and idea-filled essay. I especially liked it when you write: "I think that it is necessary to wake up genuine interest in TOE without argumentation why it is necessary to save the earth. I also cannot explain clearly how TOE should help to save earth, but my intuition tells me that it will help."

While we wait for the TOE, we will need all the help we can get! My bet is on education, but as all the wonderful essays in this contest show, there are many, many ways to tackle the issue!

Good luck in the contest,

Marc

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Member Marc Séguin replied on Jun. 2, 2014 @ 20:57 GMT
Anonymous was me!

Marc

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Wilhelmus de Wilde de Wilde wrote on Jun. 4, 2014 @ 08:02 GMT
dear Janko,

Thank you for reading my essay,

I read with great pleasure yours.

You wrote : "We need to explain consciousness to confirm whether "atheism" is in concordance with science" My perception of Total Simultaneity is one (scientific) way of explaining our reality and how it is emerging. Atheism is another approach that could accept my perception because when you are talking about a TOE , this is an effort to do so. The name of a "creator" has become the "observer" like in QM , so it is Consciousness that is The Creator based on the scientific references I gave, all the other Names of GOD are also creations of the human consciousness, Belief is just another way of explaining "reality".

I like very much the text of Phil Gibbs...

Life after death, I feel so free to classify this as the same as life before birth, The Non-caused Consciousness in TS is eternal and non causal so the life line as created by its caused part here in this causal reality is only a blink of the totality, there are an infinity of "AVAILABLE" YOU's in TS. So life after death in this causal reality life line will be available but therefore we must have MORE contact (entanglement) with the non causal Consciousness in TS, so that the Eternal Now Moments of the other YOU's can be brought into this causal reality. The question however is if you want to imprison that YOU in this reality ?

I will sent you on your private mail my latest article that is still in review by Deepak Chopra.

Good luck and best regards.

Wilhelmus

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Edwin Eugene Klingman wrote on Jun. 5, 2014 @ 21:15 GMT
Dear Janko Kokosar,

You have a number of interesting points in your essay. I particularly like your statement that "this will contains also inertia." That is a very nice observation that I had not thought of but it fits my ideas as well.

You also speculate that the universe does not exist without consciousness. As I interpret this statement I agree with you.

Part of your focus is government support for a TOE, but I do not believe a theory of everything will come out of government efforts. Instead a Newton, Maxwell, Einstein, or Schrodinger will find the TOE through his own efforts. It will not require a large hadron collider, only a large brain.

I also like your statement: "It is known that consciousness is unexplained, but this fact is not stressed in books for students." Instead students are led to believe that conscious awareness and will arise from Darwinian evolution, which is unproven and almost certainly false.

I like your analogy of FQXi and viXra to free markets. And I agree with most of the statements expressed in your comment on my page.

You have far too many interesting observations and remarks to comment on them all, but your essay was a pleasure to read. Thanks for reading my essay and commenting on it and thanks for your essay.

Edwin Eugene Klingman

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Luca Valeri wrote on Jun. 6, 2014 @ 22:37 GMT
Dear Janko

I had a lot of fun reading your essay and I think it. was a bolt but good choice to write a science fiction story. I like your optimism, although I don't share it.

I'm reading your paper on relativistic mass and hope I can soon comment on that.

My rating shoud bring you up a bit.

Regards

Luca

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Neil Bates wrote on Jun. 7, 2014 @ 01:38 GMT
Janko,

First of all, it's very daring and clever of you to include real contributors to this contest and other actual people as "characters" in your story. I also approve of bringing more amateurs - carefully, however - into the research process. It will take a little more time to digest your points, I'd rather do it well than quickly. That's my comment so far and I will be back (remind me if need be.)

- Neil Bates

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James Blodgett wrote on Jun. 7, 2014 @ 02:05 GMT
The conclusion to your essay is similar to Asimov’s "Last Question."

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Author Janko Kokosar replied on Jun. 7, 2014 @ 18:01 GMT
I did not know, but I find this on en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Question.

It is a really similar conclusion.

Thank you for information.

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Lorraine Ford wrote on Jun. 7, 2014 @ 03:04 GMT
Dear Janko,

I think yours is a very interesting essay which, in a very accessible way, discusses important issues relevant to the future of humanity, including consciousness and information.

I am looking forward to following up and reading the references at the end of your essay when I have more time.

Regards,

Lorraine.

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Author Janko Kokosar wrote on Jun. 7, 2014 @ 10:11 GMT
I did not know, but I find this on Wikipedia. It is a really similar conclusion.

Thank you for information.

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