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TOPIC: A Grand Introduction to Darwinian Mechanics by Kwame A Bennett [refresh]
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Author Kwame A Bennett wrote on Apr. 25, 2020 @ 12:00 GMT
Essay Abstract

Throughout human history, the trend lines that have stretched across the many sets of civilizations that have inhabited the Earth, have indicated that sufficient advances in mankind's overall scientific agency, knowledge, and intellect could eventually culminate in the formulation of a cohesive set of equations, or mathematical axioms, that could be used to discern (or decipher) a set of physical laws that truly pertains to all things in the material universe; where these laws could include, but would not be limited to, the motion of galaxies, the creation of planets, and the sustained emergence of biological complexity within the universe. However, here in the twenty first century, many of the most advanced and widely accepted theories, or systems of equations, that have recently been put forth by humanity, tend to be diametrically opposed to each other; and, thus, fall far short of being able to explain, in any consistent way, many of the things observed within the universe, such as the creation of life, or the dynamic motion of stars within spiral galaxies. Consequently, this paper takes an intentionally unorthodox, unconventional, or a less mathematically rigorous approach, and instead uses plain standard language, or visually descriptive language, to highlight three (3) of the yet to be fully understood things about the nature of the physical universe. These are: (1) the mechanisms that facilitated the creation and evolution of the Earth's moon alongside the Earth; (2) the fractal system that shaped the Earth's position in the overall scale of the material Universe; and (3) the process by which energy from the planet helped to facilitate and induce the many nuclear, chemical and physical reactions that led to the emergence of eukaryotic biological complexity on the surface of the Earth.

Author Bio

I am Kwame A. Bennett, I currently attending the Manning's High School looking to complete both my CSEC CAPE exams and my SAT's; in addition to this, I am the captain of my high school quiz team and we are currently one of the frontrunners in the national high school quiz competition. I would like to further my education in Astrophysics at MIT or in Molecular Biology at UWI. This essay competition is, yet, another exciting way to challenge and grow my intellect and hopefully will serve to help to move the overall scientific dialogue along.

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Author Kwame A Bennett wrote on Apr. 25, 2020 @ 16:21 GMT
In order to fully adhere to the competition rules; I had to review, revise, and truncate the document submitted down to 10 pages... for the full 20 page essay or paper you can see the below attachment. Thanks in advance

attachments: AGrandIntroductiontoDarwinianMechanicsCompleted.pdf

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Antoine E Pinnock replied on Apr. 27, 2020 @ 22:25 GMT
Amazing work... I especially love this extended version of the essay;

The ideas encapsulated within your comparison of the turning machine to biological complexity is breath taking

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Apr. 26, 2020 @ 03:20 GMT
Dear Kwame A Bennett,

It is wonderful that you picked up logical and realistic thinking at this age. I observed that you write very big paragraphs. Write smaller paragraphs. I am reproducing some of your concluding words from your 20 page paper .................... To gain a complete understanding of the true nature of the real physical universe, our civilization, will first have to acknowledge that, here in the twenty first century, there are many flawed, or at best partially incomplete, models that have become entrenched within the foundations of science.

This is because, in the pursuit of a seamless perfectly symmetrical model, based purely on abstract mathematics, we have been left with countless conjectures and incoherencies that are diametrically opposed to the things observed within the material universe; and this has also resulted in a fundamental decidability, computability, predictability, and measurability limit being reached amongst, or within, these conflicting, contradicting, or paradoxical models. Consequently, the concepts or models that are solely beholden to closed mathematical systems, would only be able to compute or predict a very limited set of things about the universe, before these models would inevitably encounter an undecidability or immeasurability problem (or encounter a value that is deemed to be indeterminable or infinite).......................

Your words are correct, just to sharpen your thinking, i want you to look at a model with different type of ideology, called Dynamic Universe Model developed by us for the last 40 years, with many of its predictions came true...

I hope you will have CRITICAL examination of my essay... "A properly deciding, Computing and Predicting new theory’s Philosophy".....

I thought we will have a lot to discuss...

I will stop for noe,

Best

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Author Kwame A Bennett replied on Apr. 26, 2020 @ 03:46 GMT
Thanks for your kind words.

Unfortunately, my paragraph and sentence structures happen to be very long, because these topics are very complex and i wanted to paint the full picture without using the existing terminologies that have already painted a wrong or misleading picture of the universe.

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Antoine E Pinnock replied on Apr. 27, 2020 @ 22:29 GMT
His logical and realism are definitely on point (and pretty hard to argue against)

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Vladimir Rogozhin wrote on Apr. 27, 2020 @ 17:58 GMT
Dear Kwame,

With great interest I read your essay with very important extraordinary ideas, an in-depth analysis of the development of scientific knowledge, clear justifications and conclusions.

I especially agree: "Therefore, to negate, overturn, or reverse, the numerous decidability, computability, predictability, and measurability problems that exist within the most prominent models related to the nature of the physical universe, physics will, first, have to undergo a "Grand Reset" to correct the many missteps that have been taken in the name of perpetual scientific advancements and innovations, or that have been taken in the name of concepts such as gravity waves, singularities, collapsed clouds, and curved space-time (as well as, in the name of newer concepts such as dark matter and dark energy).” I give the highest rating. I invite you to watch my ontological ideas .

Yours faithfully,

Vladimir

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Author Kwame A Bennett replied on Apr. 27, 2020 @ 22:44 GMT
Ok great, I will be sure to take a look at yours

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Edwin Eugene Klingman wrote on Apr. 29, 2020 @ 19:21 GMT
Dear Kwame A Bennett,

An exceptional essay for one so young. As noted above, learn to write shorter paragraphs.

I am very impressed with your research and your thinking.

I invite you to read my essay and welcome any comments.

Deciding on the nature of time and space

Wishing you a very bright future,

Edwin Eugene Klingman

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Author Kwame A Bennett replied on Apr. 29, 2020 @ 20:25 GMT
I will certainly aim for more concise thoughts going forward, thanks

Will go and checkout your essay;

And leave a rating as well

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Lachlan Cresswell wrote on May. 3, 2020 @ 14:35 GMT
Dear Kwame,

Thanks for a stimulating essay.

I will take up the challenge you pose when you highlighted three of the yet to be fully understood things about the nature of the physical universe. You stated that these were: (1) the mechanisms that facilitated the creation and evolution of the Earth's moon alongside the Earth; (2) the fractal system that shaped the Earth's position in...

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Author Kwame A Bennett replied on May. 3, 2020 @ 16:44 GMT
For this part of your answer: "

I am suggesting that at this magical happening, known in common parlance as the Big Bang, the energy of the Universe did not exist as a singularity, but rather started with a finite amount occupying a finite volume, spawned by who knows what dynamical process. Then this primordial energy expanded uniformly to quite some size, before the phase change we call...

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Lachlan Cresswell replied on May. 4, 2020 @ 04:10 GMT
Dear Kwame,

Thanks for your answer. I agree with your first paragraph up to the sentence "....and when this object violently spilled out its entrails into the surround void, all its fragments preserved the temperatures, motions and other forms of energy that they acquired from this process and for the past few billion years objects and systems throughout the universe have been actively...

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Author Kwame A Bennett replied on May. 4, 2020 @ 13:07 GMT
Hey Lockie,

The reference to (polyhedrons) it just me definitively stating that real world singularities are not something that I accept.

Elliptical galaxies are shaped like ellipses (stretched circles). They are divided into eight types: E0-E7 depending on how elliptical they are. E0 ellipticals are nearly circular, while E7s are very stretched out. Elliptical galaxies are made up...

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sherman loran jenkins wrote on May. 4, 2020 @ 06:21 GMT
Kwame,

Recognizing your instinctive observation and calculations that suggest that several changes must be made to conventional wisdom at one time; I agree. And the “dark matter” question is at the center of multiple puzzles; there is a simple answer. As per evolution of life: The dust from outer space does contain significant amounts of life codes encased for space travel. And note that longer type GRB signals are consistent with light speed shock waves decimating star systems.

I enjoyed your essay very much, thank you.

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Author Kwame A Bennett replied on May. 4, 2020 @ 11:10 GMT
Sherman,

Unfortunately, I am simply proposing that those cold objects from space that have already given up vast amounts of thermal or thermodynamic energy resources to their environment long ago, would be incapable of rekindling the sparks needed to fuel the chain reactions or sustained chemical reactions that would be need to brew biological living entities.

Life is made by active energy rich objects, not objects that are already dead, stagnant, and frozen.

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Christian Corda wrote on May. 5, 2020 @ 10:10 GMT
Dear Kwame,

You wrote a nice, original and provocative Essay. This is more remarkable if one considers that you are a high school student. In all honesty, I only partially agree with your claims. On one hand, you are correct to stress that today there is too much mathematical abstraction in developing modern science. On the other hand, I have read too much complains about "the mathematics of Einstein". Mathematics is the language of science, and science cannot be developed without mathematical rigor. The same logic and arithmetic, that you claim one must use to reference the things contained within the material universe, are part of mathematics. Nature is often complex, but sometimes less complex than one thinks. "The Lord God is subtle, but malicious he is not. " was the famous Albert Einstein's remark during visit to Princeton University (1921).

In any case, I liked reading your Essay. Thus, I will give you a high score. I wish you good luck in the Contest.

Cheers, Ch.

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Author Kwame A Bennett replied on May. 5, 2020 @ 11:55 GMT
Dear Christian

In general, my issue are not necessarily with the mathematics itself, but it's that we no longer question or recognize the thought experiment, postulates, and notions that led to those tensor equations or those mathematical models in the first place; such that, if there is a flaw, it might not be present in the maths, but present in the flawed ideas that came before the maths or that lay at the foundation of the maths.

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Michael muteru wrote on May. 10, 2020 @ 20:21 GMT
Hello Kwameh. Fantastic work coming from an upcoming mind like you.You are a great inquirer and this will surely propel you high in the future.Rated you well. please take your time to read my ideas on how I think the three UnS emerged here-https://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/3525.All the best in the essay contest, and also in life.

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Eckard Blumschein wrote on May. 15, 2020 @ 11:13 GMT
Dear Kwame Bennet,

You might read my previous essays as to realize to what comprehensive extent I share your Darwinian stance and your criticism of widely accepted while paradoxically looking modern theories. In contrast to you I feel not in position to suggest explanations. I merely am trying to make aware of stubbornly denied very basic mistakes. You seem young enough as to have time for checking my arguments which I consider compelling to every open minded.

Eckard Blumschein

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John Joseph Vastola wrote on May. 18, 2020 @ 01:24 GMT
First of all, great work! It's really impressive that you entered this essay contest, and must have taken a lot of time to write your ideas up. I certainly don't think I could have produced something like this when I was in high school. Best of luck in the college admissions process, I think you'll do quite well!

Second of all, it's true that there are a lot of mysteries in modern...

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Vladimir Nikolaevich Fedorov wrote on May. 18, 2020 @ 12:51 GMT
Dear Kwame Bennet,

I greatly appreciated your work and discussion. I am very glad that you are not thinking in abstract patterns.

"Consequently, this paper takes an intentionally unorthodox, unconventional, or a less mathematically rigorous approach, and instead uses plain standard language, or visually descriptive language, to highlight three (3) of the yet to be fully understood things about the nature of the physical universe. These are: (1) the mechanisms that facilitated the creation and evolution of the Earth's moon alongside the Earth; (2) the fractal system that shaped the Earth's position in the overall scale of the material Universe; and (3) the process by which energy from the planet helped to facilitate and induce the many nuclear, chemical and physical reactions that led to the emergence of eukaryotic biological complexity on the surface of the Earth".

In my essay there are answers to some of your questions.

While the discussion lasted, I wrote an article: “Practical guidance on calculating resonant frequencies at four levels of diagnosis and inactivation of COVID-19 coronavirus”, due to the high relevance of this topic. The work is based on the practical solution of problems in quantum mechanics, presented in the essay FQXi 2019-2020 “Universal quantum laws of the universe to solve the problems of unsolvability, computability and unpredictability”.

I hope that my modest results of work will provide you with information for thought.

Warm Regards, `

Vladimir

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