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  1. #1 Theory of continuity (Please don't copy or steal [repost]) 
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  4. #3 Re: Theory of continuity (Please don't copy or steal [repost 
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    Quote Originally Posted by RosenNoir
    Give me your opinion on it, constructive criticism only please.
    Constructive criticism, by my definition, involves pointing out what is wrong and suggesting ways of putting it right. If this is not your definition do not read any further.

    1. No ostensibly scientific document should be offered without an abstract. Failure to provide an abstract identifies you as untrained and rude. Fortunately this is easily overcome. Write an abstract.

    2. The large spaces between each section of your paper are distracting.

    3. What is the continuity of existence? This needs to be defined. Illustrating what it is by example is a good thing, but in the absence of a definition one is left with only a fuzzy notion of what it is.

    4. You say the continuity of existence is universal in all things both organic and synthetic. Does this means it is not present in natural inorganic things? How then can the raindrops figure in your thesis?

    5. You say "The universal existentiality of continuity has another factor." I say what the ****? You are, apparently discussing concrete, material issues that may affect the non-human, yet existensialism is very much rooted in the human experience. So that doesn't make any sense.
    Further you say it has another factor. You haven't mentioned the first one, so how can it have another?

    6. You say In the case of accumulation, in eventuality, .01% will always become 100%, with no exception, unless otherwise affected by some external factor.
    I woul dhave thought that external factors are going to be quite common, almost universal. If so, it is rather confusing to even mention that it will always become 100% with no exception.

    7. You then say continuity, while being a constant, does not always occur with exact consistency. Again, confusion regins. Is this a variable constant? What do you mean? There is no clarity here at all.

    I think it would be worthwhile to deal with these points first before moving on. The underlying message is "your message is not at all clear". Indeed it sounds like waffle. Perhaps it isn't, but you will have to do a much better job of defining your terms and conveying your meaning than you have done so far.
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    I'll keep your suggestions in mind.
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    Rosen Noir,
    I didn't put in the effort to a) understand your incoherent thesis, b)explain what was so inadequate about it, merely to be greeted by a curt "I'll keep your suggestions in mind." That is hardly going to encourage anyone else to contribute any useful thoughts for you. I therefore take it you do not wish any critique on the remainder of your hypothesis. It does cause me to wonder why you asked in the first place.
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    Thank you for wasting 10 minutes of my existance!
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    Sorry for the rudeness, guys. Taking all Advanced Placement and Honors classes to get into an Ivy League school is very stressful, so I wasn't exactly in the best of moods, so I didn't give the most polite of responses.

    I've revised my theory.
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    Well, this further proves my view on public education and its weaknesses.
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    "In dishonorable things we are not bound to obey any man." - The Book of the Courtier [1561], pg 99 (144 in pdf)
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    Rosen,
    you have clearly put a lot of time and effort into your speculation. Please note that it isn't a theory, it is not even a hypothesis. It is a couple of vague ideas about the universe such as any teenager might have spill across their consciousness, but which most would have the good sense to keep to themselves, or exchange only with good friends in a bull session.

    I tried, in my intial detailed post, to highlight for you some of the fundamental problems of structure, exposition and meaning that were present in your writing. You caught on to the extent you have written an abstract. I congratulate you on that. But what does that abstract say?

    Well, very honestly, it says 'I don't have an idea, I don't have a method, I don't have any maths, I just think that things interact and they pretty much do this all the time. ' You see why I say this is not even a hypothesis. On reflection I don't even think I should call it a speculation. It is more a matter of stating the blindingly obvious in a random mix of poorly defined terms that detract rather than contribute to understanding.

    Rosen, your speculation is crap. Focus on getting into your Ivy League school. For pity's sake do not let any interview board get sight of this document. If they do you will be permanently barred from such an establishment, even to work as a nightwatchman. I feel quite ill being this brutal, but you appear not to have picked up the hint from the comments by other seasoned posters here - Harold's said it best of all.

    Good luck with the acadamic career. I recommend you take a summer course in English writing and one in logic. You'll benefit immensely from both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold14370
    The good news is, you're not in much danger of having it stolen.
    Harold, you make me laff :-D
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