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    April 19th, 2015, 12:08 PM
    geordief replied to a thread Marijuana. in In the News
    That was a good film. I liked the dream sequence in the bowling alley. The big bloke (John Goodman ) who threw the ashes off the cliff at the end...
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    April 19th, 2015, 11:55 AM
    Just the time ? Doesn't the length of the world line represent both time and space ? Or are you saying that the time the clock would record can be...
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    April 19th, 2015, 11:04 AM
    geordief replied to a thread Marijuana. in In the News
    I don't think it addictive. I had no difficulty stopping it whereas smoking tobacco is heart breakingly difficult (I succeeded eventually). But I...
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    April 19th, 2015, 10:25 AM
    Do world lines not connect events? Perhaps they don't but if they do I meant the spacetime distance between those events. So , by "distances of...
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    April 19th, 2015, 09:53 AM
    geordief replied to a thread Marijuana. in In the News
    You said "My friends, however, get me stoned all the time". How does it make any difference that you have only bought it once ? Like I said ,...
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    April 19th, 2015, 09:31 AM
    geordief replied to a thread Marijuana. in In the News
    You are the OP(who else would I be addressing). If you don't want replies then don't start threads (a cat may look at a queen). I thought the...
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    April 19th, 2015, 08:32 AM
    geordief replied to a thread Marijuana. in In the News
    Have you tried stopping smoking? Your posts have seemed paranoid to me for quite a long time. You might find that your mood improved if you...
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    April 19th, 2015, 08:23 AM
    Thanks a lot. I think I was able to dump a few preconceptions today....
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    April 19th, 2015, 08:16 AM
    Is it practical to sum the distances of world lines to calculate ,for example how long objects moving at relativistic speeds take to travel...
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    April 19th, 2015, 08:05 AM
    Is c arbitrary as in it depends on how we define a second ? Does making c=1 remove that arbitrariness from the equation ?(still leaving us with...
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    April 19th, 2015, 07:23 AM
    Ok , so if the length of the worldline is the same for light as it is for an object , what is the significance of measurements along (half way along...
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    April 19th, 2015, 06:19 AM
    There is a lot in that post. I am gobsmacked that everything travels at the same "speed" in spacetime. I wonder how "speed" is defined .It can't...
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    April 19th, 2015, 05:13 AM
    geordief replied to a thread Insect spray in Biology
    I don't know how true it is (maybe anecdotal ) but I always thought that flysprays worked by "drowning" the victim. And that it didn't really...
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    April 19th, 2015, 04:36 AM
    That is a typo ,isn't it ?-you meant all things obey the universal speed limit "c " ,didn't you? By the way ,if we want to look at a cross...
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    April 18th, 2015, 04:20 PM
    You must have misunderstood me....I did not say or imply that.
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    April 18th, 2015, 11:33 AM
    So is energy like a game of cards(patience or solitaire ) whose goal is to put everything in the right arrangement? (game over)
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    April 18th, 2015, 08:31 AM
    Following your logic we still have a need for religion(what has fundamentally changed since those early times?). I disagree ,we have a need for...
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    April 18th, 2015, 06:52 AM
    I don't think that quote is helpful on its own . All it says is that because "religion has had " supremacy ............... through time and...
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    April 18th, 2015, 04:51 AM
    Is it fair to say that for any event then some FoR's are "forbidden" because they cannot affect the future interactions following this event?. You...
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    April 18th, 2015, 04:13 AM
    If I can "butt in" again ,that is a nice description for a reference frame I hadn't heard before....Is it possible to choose a reference frame...
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    April 17th, 2015, 08:42 AM
    We are almost there anyway, don't you think? It is more a question of what kind of a hive you want. Everybody having this ability does sound...
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    April 17th, 2015, 04:16 AM
    Is it possible to create an environment where everybody would have that ability ?(it is a bit less utopian than some wished for worlds)
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    April 16th, 2015, 11:40 AM
    Yes that is a nice piece.
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    April 16th, 2015, 11:12 AM
    Well some of my favourite musicians are JJ Cale and John Martyn . Both feel strongly genuine to me but both are "rehearsed" to the gills . So it...
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    April 16th, 2015, 10:39 AM
    You can compare real versus rehearsed and deep compared to superficial.(not that either is wrong)
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    April 16th, 2015, 08:38 AM
    Is there any place in General relativity for the case of an object that is accelerating in a non constant way ? (well we could allow that the rate of...
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    April 16th, 2015, 07:55 AM
    If I can poke my nose in, is it the case that this length contraction does happen to a non inertial object? (maybe a trivial observation)
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    April 16th, 2015, 05:03 AM
    geordief replied to a thread VACUUM concept ? in Physics
    Personally if I find it too much of a headache to research something (ie most of) what someone (even Markus ,for example) has put down , I take it...
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    April 15th, 2015, 05:42 PM
    geordief replied to a thread VACUUM concept ? in Physics
    I tried that a while ago. The only way that worked for me was Google Image search as I recall ( actual equations seem to show up on the screen in...
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