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Re: Strictly OT - conworlding with 92% or thereabouts commonality with curren...

From:Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>
Date:Sunday, January 6, 2008, 10:42
Quoting MorphemeAddict@WMCONNECT.COM:

> In a message dated 1/4/2008 3:50:28 AM Central Standard Time, > wes.parish@PARADISE.NET.NZ writes: > > > > What I'm thinking of is a skewed set of basic physical laws where the > basic > > mathematical progression is not the binary > one-two-plusone-plusone-plusone... > > into infinity, but instead the integer prime sequence having prime > importance > > and the binary sequence being of secondary importance. > > > > How are basic physical laws connected with a mathematical counting > progression?
Sorry I'm late in responding - tech difficulties. ;) As I see it, mathematics is the "interface" - if we can call it that - of the "engine" that drives the universe/s. So a mathematics that privileges the prime numbers instead of the base-two, would have a much greater range of physical variation/s than a universe with the opposite focus. A much more detailed explanation of the idea can be found in Morris Kline's "Mathematics for the Nonmathematician", dealing with the concept of non-Euclidian geometries. At any rate, that's what I'm working on, and my stories seem to involve memories of some physics experimenters who spent their time and lives trying to survive in threespace, avoiding bifurcation/trifurcation and fractalization - though there is an ancient curse on troublemakers, wishing them the worst John, Ivanna and Johanna can do them. Just my 0.02c worth! Wesley Parish
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