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Nicholas I. Hosein wrote on Jul. 13, 2021 @ 20:00 GMT
I wrote a thread while ^ in 2014 on sciforums called "causal relationships and the light cone." Apparently reality is a path integral was an intruiging notion. Apparently the question should ask whether time passage is real or imaginary and if so what role does consciousness and motion play in time passage? Is time a product of consciousness and motion?

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Jim George Snowdon wrote on Jul. 14, 2021 @ 12:02 GMT
Hi Nicholas,

In my view time does not exist as a real thing or force. Instead, we have periods of duration elapsing. Our clocks do not measure time passing, they measure duration elapsing.

We assume that time exists as a real thing or force, because we evolved on this swiftly rotating planet. The ceaseless, overwhelming, daily cyclical effects of our rotational motion has conditioned our cognitive grasp of the nature of time. We do not consciously perceive time passing, we consciously perceive duration elapsing.

You ask, "Is time a product of consciousness and motion?" Yes!

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Steve Dufourny replied on Jul. 16, 2021 @ 12:37 GMT
maybe time is just correlated with the motions and we perceive it with our consciousness, even if we don t exist and are not conscious of this time, that does not change the universal clocks and its motions and so its time.....the time is a parameter important , because without time we have no motions, and if we have no motions so we have no interactions and without interactions, we have no matter and energy. The special relativity is a tool permitting to rank the evolution of our universe because we see our past in observing the space and more we go far , more we go far in the past like we see our sun 8 min in late. Now don t forget that we must relativate all this because the GR and the SR are for observations and the mass and the nergy but they are not probably the only one piece of puzzle, in resume we are not just made of photons oscillating in logic. The time is not odd and seems a pure parameter irreversible entropically speakingnon the arrow of time.

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Jim George Snowdon replied on Jul. 16, 2021 @ 14:10 GMT
Hi Steve,

As evidenced by FQXi`s holding their first essay contest in 2008 on the nature of time, there is no proof that time exists.

If we can`t say what time might be made up of, how could we say, "without time we have no motions, and if we have no motions so we have no interactions and without interactions, we have no matter and energy." ?

In my view, we have motions in our timeless Universe.

What makes you think that time exists as some kind of real thing or force? What makes you think that time is a thing or force that is necessary? Why would we need it?

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Steve Dufourny replied on Jul. 16, 2021 @ 15:22 GMT
I don t consider it like a force but this thing exists like a parameter, without time, you don t exist, and the universe is not timeless, we have a begining and an evolution, if now you correlate with the eternity or philosophically with sonething coding and transforming the energy mathematically of spiritually, it is still the same , we are inside a finite evolutive system where the time is correlated with the motions and where we have an irreversibility

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Sociallyview wrote on Jul. 22, 2021 @ 19:51 GMT
very nice

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Nicholas I. Hosein wrote on Aug. 29, 2021 @ 19:03 GMT
I have struggled to convince a number of people over the years that I become so much more than a mere genius while high and I would have a few people vouch for that. I can provide answers in a sentence or two while high that geniuses need hundreds of pages to write. I have outsmarted some of the smarted people in the world while high and have elaborated on their theories in new and undiscovered ways. If someone were willing to hire me to read their theories or research new theories and then expand or explain them with the aid of the high I would be more than happy to do so.

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Georgina Woodward wrote on Oct. 23, 2021 @ 05:10 GMT
"In the process of investigating all that, they will hopefully also help to establish the fundamental limit on how well time can be measured—by anyone, using any system. "Can we work out what the most accurate clock would be?" " from article,

Clocks do not really measure time but provide a regular scale for comparison with other events.

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