Category Archives: General

Other topics. Includes foundation posts for LastTechAge

Shifts and jumps in chaotic systems – USA

We had a chaotic change in our politics. What does that mean? The United States appears to be experiencing an historic shift in its social order. No need for a bullet list of changes, the  election of Donald Trump is … Continue reading

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Of Time and Physics

Physics and Timepath are compatible views – the past is real; the future – messy probability; the Now separates them. Well-trained, reputable physicists have published claims that the past is fixed, the future is just like the past but stretches … Continue reading

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Time Path – Probability Begins It

The probables in the Potential Future use Bayesian hooks into the events of Now to continuously form Reality We continue discussing the Time Path, with a closer look at what must be happening when potential events become real events. We … Continue reading

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Time Path – Exploring the past

How can we know that this Which caused that What?  It depends on how we use the timepath. We continue where we stopped our discussion in  Time Path – The Flow of Time. and discuss how we identify what happened … Continue reading

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Time path – the flow of time

What are the Past and Future? What is Now? The time path is interesting Our experience of time is focused around what we describe as Now.  Before Now, there is no time containing any realized structure, just interconnected potential actions … Continue reading

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Physics – Science or Ideology?

Should physics theories be tested – or just accepted?  So asks essay the in New York Times Adam Frank  and Marcelo Gleiser discuss whether Physics has moved beyond the need to be checked.  Their essay (Sunday New York Times 2015-Jun-7) … Continue reading

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Fortunetelling killed by Time’s arrow

Precognition / clairvoyance / prescience?  Not in our universe! The gypsy soothsayer says “Cross my hand with silver and I will tell you your true future.” If such actions could be possible, over our past 70,000 years, the soothsayer’s guild … Continue reading

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