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Re: Ballistic Theory and the Sagnac Experiment

Subject: Re: Ballistic Theory and the Sagnac Experiment
From: Henri Wilson
Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 21:21:15 GMT
Newsgroups: sci.astro, sci.physics.relativity, sci.physics
On 4 Mar 2006 16:18:11 -0800, "Jeff Root" <jeff5@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>In different posts, Henri Wilson wrote:
>
>> ...you need to learn that the universe functioned
>> perfectly well long before observers evolved.
>
>and
>
>> My point George is that measurements by those observers
>> are not fundamental to the operation of the universe.
>
>I'm curious about this, Henry.  You keep repeating this,
>even though nobody has ever once suggested, in this thread
>or anywhere else that I know of, that observers are needed
>for the universe to function.  Certainly, George has never
>made an assertion like that.  Why do you keep correcting
>something he never said?

George is obsessed with 'measured values'
Measurement is a human invention. The universe functioned quite well without
it.

> 
>  -- Jeff, in Minneapolis


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