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Steve Dufourny: on 6/14/22 at 12:51pm UTC, wrote This reasoning can be applied for the hard problem of consciousness and can...

Steve Dufourny: on 6/12/22 at 14:17pm UTC, wrote of course it is about too the vector spherical harmonics , the spinor...

Steve Dufourny: on 6/12/22 at 14:03pm UTC, wrote The main intrest now is to find how acts this scalar main field for our...

Steve Dufourny: on 6/11/22 at 11:54am UTC, wrote Philosophically speaking this main general field of the DE is fascinating ,...

Steve Dufourny: on 6/11/22 at 11:08am UTC, wrote This Scalar field of the DE Steve A is a key for all at my humble opinion,...

Steve Dufourny: on 6/10/22 at 20:01pm UTC, wrote Now I have thought too about the deformations of these spherical volumes...

Steve Dufourny: on 6/10/22 at 19:55pm UTC, wrote Imagine that this vacuum of the DE so is made of 3D spheres and that each...

Steve Dufourny: on 6/10/22 at 17:03pm UTC, wrote That said Steve A, we have different models and we see differently this...


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The Math of Consciousness: Q&A with Kobi Kremnitzer
A meditating mathematician is developing a theory of conscious experience to help understand the boundary between the quantum and classical world.

Can We Feel What It’s Like to Be Quantum?
Underground experiments in the heart of the Italian mountains are testing the links between consciousness and collapse theories of quantum physics.

The Thermodynamic Limits of Intelligence: Q&A with David Wolpert
Calculating the energy needed to acquire and compute information could help explain the (in)efficiency of human brains and guide the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence.

Gambling Against the Second Law
Using precision thermometry to make mini heat engines, that might, momentarily, bust through the thermodynamic limit.

Mind and Machine: What Does It Mean to Be Sentient?
Using neural networks to test definitions of 'autonomy.'

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Steve Dufourny wrote on Jun. 6, 2022 @ 10:58 GMT
This is important to unite the thinkers and focus to explain the deepest unknowns, so congrats to your team. It could be well that said to help me for this project here on FQXi global collaboration to improve the planet ,Instead to try to explain this hard problem of consciousness wich is a very complex problem and I try myself to find roads of explaination, it could be well too to utilise this consciousness for a better world. We can do with FQXi if we forget all our vanity and this naormality . If the theinkers want to be leaders of this project , I accept , I don t want to be the leader of this project, I just really want to change this planet with sciences and consciousness with adapted global solutions. Regards

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Roger Granet wrote on Jun. 6, 2022 @ 22:02 GMT
I think the best way to make progress toward understanding the nature of reality and the physical universe is by trying to answer the question that underlies it all "Why is there something that nothing?" as well as the subsequent question "What is the nature of the most fundamental something?". This is metaphysics. Then, because:

1. Metaphysics is the study of existence and the nature of...

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Steve Agnew replied on Jun. 7, 2022 @ 15:41 GMT
Much has been made about the concept of nothing and many books have been written all about nothing. Of course, once you define nothing as something, it no longer is nothing.

In other words, there is no meaning to the concept of nothing because we use our reasoning to imagine nothing... as something. We live in a discrete and finite universe of things and so are limited to measuring things in this universe, which is Science, and discovering other truths beyond Science. Although the truths of Science are very useful, there are many other truths that we have found useful for improving our lives.

The nihilism and relative morality that come out of the concept of nothing can have very undesirable outcomes...

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Steve Dufourny replied on Jun. 7, 2022 @ 15:51 GMT
Hi to both of you, I agree with you Steve A, happy to see you again on FQXi,

well said The nihilism and relative morality that come out of the concept of nothing can have very undesirable outcomes..

It is indeed very important to understand this concept about the moralities furthermore , that implies so correlated consciousness when we are aware of several universal truths in sciences and philosophy

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Steve Dufourny replied on Jun. 7, 2022 @ 15:57 GMT
But where are our georgina and john , hope they are well ,

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Robert H McEachern wrote on Jun. 8, 2022 @ 11:33 GMT
Extensive discussions of the question "Why is there something rather than nothing?" can be found on Closer to Truth.

Here is my take on this subject:

There can be no reason (cause) for "nothing" to exist; because a reason is a "something", which would thereby preclude any possibility of there being "nothing." So the reason "something" exists, is precisely because there is no possible reason for "nothing" to exist.

Indeed, "Cause and Effect" itself exists, entirely as a result of the nature of "information", as conceived of by Shannon.

In essence, Shannon realized, that all the concerns about "what is necessary" are themselves unnecessary, whenever something else (namely "information") turns out to be a sufficient cause, even though it is not necessary; "one does not need to fret over an inability to correctly recover some supposed information, that one knows was never there to begin with."

Rob McEachern

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PRASAD RAMESH DIVATE wrote on Jun. 9, 2022 @ 14:05 GMT
hi all,

i have written manuscript on philosophy of relativity called "beyond einstein",please give me feedback regarding above!


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attachments: Beyond_Einstein_philosophy_regarding_relativity_revisited.docx

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Steve Dufourny replied on Jun. 9, 2022 @ 14:39 GMT
Hi Prasad , I cannot see it ,it tells this, This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it

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