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  1. #1 How to introduce a 'theory of everything' 
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    Hello All

    I have developed a new theory of everything that is quite complete, and I am looking for some hints or help to figure out how to introduce it or gain some discussion on it.

    Does anyone have any ideas on how to do so?

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    Post it here or provide a link to it. There are very knowledgeable people here that will tell you very quickly if you have something or have missed the pot.


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    Hello 'Kalster' and thanks for the response.

    I began with the idea that if one could create a model of a shape that was a singularity, that hod no sides and no edges, that it might lead to an understanding of our universe. It seemed logical to start here as almost all human traditions seem to point to an underlying belief that somehow in someway we do not understand everything is connected. Most theories that I have come accross begin with a collection of observable facts about the universe and then try to construct a model that explains them all. I did the opposite and it appears to have worked.

    As something infinitely big is not actually modelable, I set out to create a series of models that approach infinity to see if a trajectory of sorts could be found.

    My process was very simple. I began with a common mobius strip, where the surface area of the paper is A, and the length of the edge is L. My intention was to find ways to make the ratio of Area to Length increase. In other words, I created a series of models that demonstrate what happens to the paper as the line gets smaller and smaller.

    It's very simple, but it appears to predict a universe remarkable alike the one we live in. For example, it predicts:

    A universe made up of black holes and suns, where the black holes slowly fade and emite an informationless radiation until they fade completely. and where the suns slowly fade.

    That Fermionlike particles would be among the basic building blocks

    That a DNA like structure, inside a nucleus inside a cell wall would be the basis of life,

    That the six classes of mollusks would be among the first living things in the fossil record.

    It also provides obvious direct links to al of the scientific anomalies I know about, as welll as mysteries from ancient history and parapsychology.

    So far, I have had understandable trouble getting any traction from the scientific community. I am not a scientist, and understand that it is immensly complicated. I would really love to discuss how to get Sciences attention to such a seemingly simple idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Kayser
    My process was very simple. I began with a common mobius strip, where the surface area of the paper is A, and the length of the edge is L. My intention was to find ways to make the ratio of Area to Length increase. In other words, I created a series of models that demonstrate what happens to the paper as the line gets smaller and smaller.
    Show me where I have faulty reasoning here, but isn't the area of a mobius strip: Length of continuous line (distance from start back to start) * width of paper? So wouldn't that make the ratio of Area to Length constant unless you change the paper's width?

    It's very simple, but it appears to predict a universe remarkable alike the one we live in. For example, it predicts:

    A universe made up of black holes and suns, where the black holes slowly fade and emite an informationless radiation until they fade completely. and where the suns slowly fade.

    That Fermionlike particles would be among the basic building blocks

    That a DNA like structure, inside a nucleus inside a cell wall would be the basis of life,

    That the six classes of mollusks would be among the first living things in the fossil record.

    It also provides obvious direct links to al of the scientific anomalies I know about, as welll as mysteries from ancient history and parapsychology.
    That's quite some theory you have there! But I don't follow how the geometry thing above leads to this. Are you glossing over some steps? Maybe you can step through it for us.

    So far, I have had understandable trouble getting any traction from the scientific community. I am not a scientist, and understand that it is immensly complicated. I would really love to discuss how to get Sciences attention to such a seemingly simple idea.
    The process is actually quite a bit similar to getting a short story published. You write up a paper and send it to a science journal. Then they do an initial reading and see if it seems you know what you're talking about. Then they send it out to other people in the field and see what they think about it. You don't have to be a scientist to do this, but you do have to be able to write using the language of the particular science you're shooting for.

    Check out this article.
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    Hi Kalster

    Thanks again for the very helpful and thoughtful answer.

    You wrote: Show me where I have faulty reasoning here, but isn't the area of a mobius strip: Length of continuous line (distance from start back to start) * width of paper? So wouldn't that make the ratio of Area to Length constant unless you change the paper's width?


    No faulty reasoning at all. The method I first used to 'approach infinity' was to simply make the paper wider, and then to 'contour' the paper so that some parts are wider and some parts are narrower, and continue that way. Eventually, you get to a point where you can no longer make any meaninful improvement in ratio, so I developed a different model that shows, I believe, what happens 'at' infinity.

    My hoped for result of joining this forum was to find some open, intelligent, scientifically literate people who would be willing to step through it with me. So, yes, I'd be delighted.

    I have a question first. I have devoted my life to this, literally. I attended University to become a scientist 25 years ago. I had always had recurring dreams of strange spiralling shapes, and they really peaked when I was at University. At that time I had an 'epiphany' where I came to believe that these dreams were a model of the universe. I also came to believe that in order to go far enough outside the box to bring this back to my chosen profession, I had to leave my studies to avoid haviing my thought patterns overly patterned by what we know. Whether I needed to do that or no is very debatable, but I did. Anyway, I have no desire to make money from this idea, but I would dearly love my name attached to it. Will discussing it on a forum like this endanger my ability to get 'credit' if it turns out that I have found something?

    Thank you very much for your comments about the science journals. I actually didn't know that was even possible. I thought they would only publish credentialed scientists.

    Thanks again for responding

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    i totally understand and back your point of view about leaving your studie to keep a clear view, instead of a possible continuation of thinking in the wrong way, or partialy copying false parts of theory.

    i did the same thing, and absolutly embrace the idea of simplicity, witch can create very complex structures as a ('simple') byproduct.

    i am also very interested in your theory, but dont really know what its about and cant really visualize it with so few information on it.

    But, did you use any drugs while forming your theory? just curious, cause i did, and my theories about black holes, big bangs, gravity, the fact that all is energy, the fact that time is just human made fiction, isnt fully thought through (i am in no hurry) but makes sense and it all connects way better than i ever thought it would, witch makes me keep on thinkin about the possibility it might just be the right way of thinking about these things.

    i would love to hear more about your idea, and especially your view on time and energy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Kayser
    Hi Kalster

    Thanks again for the very helpful and thoughtful answer.
    Actually I'm someone different. But you're welcome :P

    Anyway, I have no desire to make money from this idea, but I would dearly love my name attached to it. Will discussing it on a forum like this endanger my ability to get 'credit' if it turns out that I have found something?
    Actually posting in a forum like this is a good way to demonstrate that you thought of something first if someone else later presents the idea as their own. Not that anyone would do that. Outright scientific theft is pretty unheard of.

    Thank you very much for your comments about the science journals. I actually didn't know that was even possible. I thought they would only publish credentialed scientists.
    No, anyone who has the ability to do proper research and right about it can get published. Einstein was a patent clerk when he published many of his papers. Or that's the theory anyway. Some editors might not even look at your manuscript if you're not a PhD. But there are literally thousands of journals, so finding one right for you shouldn't be too hard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Numsgil
    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Kayser

    That the six classes of mollusks would be among the first living things in the fossil record.

    That's quite some theory you have there! But I don't follow how the geometry thing above leads to this. Are you glossing over some steps? Maybe you can step through it for us
    I completely agree....how in the world does a mobious strip and geometry have anything to do with molluscks being the first living things...very interesting theory though.
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    I found this article talking about how Einstein got published while working as a patent clerk. Just to show you don't always have to be a graduate student or post doc somewhere to get published.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Kayser
    Hello All

    I have developed a new theory of everything that is quite complete,
    Since it is not complete I would rename it to theory of nearly everything.
    "Kill them all and let God sort them out."

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    He said is quite complete. Meaning finished.
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    Oh.

    Does it cover evolution?

    Does it explain human behaviour?

    Does it tell us why women like chocolate?
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    Quote Originally Posted by spuriousmonkey
    Does it tell us why women like chocolate?
    There has to be some mystery left in the universe
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