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Pentcho Valev

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Posted: Apr 26, 2013 3:03 AM
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Bingo the Einsteiniano debunks Bingo the Einsteiniano because the latter Bingo is not faithful enough:
Lubos Motl: "Lee Smolin: Time Reborn. An incredible pile of unscientific gibberish (...) For example, he predecides that time has to be fundamental but he also predecides that space is not. He seems to think that he is being told such insights directly from Heaven. However, we've known since the 1905 discovery of the special theory of relativity by Einstein that space and time are related by a symmetry ? the Lorentz symmetry ? so when it comes to certain properties such as their being "real" or "fundamental", they must have the same properties. How does Smolin deal with this fact? He simply ignores (and spits on) all the evidence in favor of relativity. The scientific evidence ? empirical facts and/or credible observations ? never play a role in decisions about his portrait of the world. Well, more precisely, they do play a role ? a negative one because Smolin seems to be obsessed with writing gibberish that contradicts the maximal possible number of scientific results."

Why does Bingo believe in special relativity so unconditionally? Because the first postulate of special relativity is true, and the second postulate MORALLY follows from the first one, and therefore it would be highly immoral to believe in the first postulate and not to believe in the second one, and Bingo is a moral person isn't he, Divine Einstein, yes we all believe in relativity, relativity, relativity:
Lubos Motl: "The second postulate of special relativity morally follows from the first one once you promote the value of the speed of light to a law of physics which is what Einstein did. In classical Newtonian mechanics, it was not a law of physics. The speed of light according to Newton depended on your speed and the speed of the source; something that was in tension with Maxwell's equations. According to Einstein, it must be a constant for all observers. Einstein preserved everything that was beautiful about the previous theory and reproduced all of its successful predictions; on the other hand, his new theory was compatible with the newer experiments by Morley and Michelson and it ignited the modern 20th century physics."

Bingo sings beautifully and sensitive people listen in despair to both Bingo's science and Bingo's music:

Pentcho Valev

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