In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, on 03/03/2013 at 11:24 PM, quasi <email@example.com> said:
>It seems to me that the concept of infinite speed violates the >intuitive notion of time and space -- that is, it goes against >the notion that any given particle at a given time
Given Relativity, "at a given time" is problematical.
>Thus, I would forget about infinite speed unless I could be >convinced that the advantages of having such a concept outweigh >the blatant disadvantage of losing our intuitive notions (essentially axiomatic notions)
Axiomatic notions are by their very nature arbitrary.
>about time and space.
Those were in trouble a century ago. A more pragmatic reason is that so far the search for a tachyon has turned up no compelling evidence.
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