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Topic: Neil deGrasse Tyson May Teach Donald Trump About the Cosmic Conspiracy
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Pentcho Valev

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Re: Neil deGrasse Tyson May Teach Donald Trump About the Cosmic Conspiracy
Posted: Oct 2, 2017 3:47 AM
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"Neil deGrasse Tyson, perhaps the most famous astrophysicist in the world and a seemingly affable guy, upset teachers and started something of a Twitter frenzy with a tweet blaming U.S. schools for people who believe the world is flat." https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/07/21/neil-degrasse-tyson-blames-u-s-schools-for-flat-earthers-and-teachers-arent-amused/

Teachers are innocent. The blame should be put on Neil deGrasse Tyson himself and brothers Einsteinians who, for more than a century, have been destroying human rationality by teaching Einstein's idiocies. If we have to choose between the flat-earth idiocy and the twin paradox idiocy, I think the former is less detrimental to sanity:

Thibault Damour: "The paradigm of the special relativistic upheaval of the usual concept of time is the twin paradox. Let us emphasize that this striking example of time dilation proves that time travel (towards the future) is possible. As a gedanken experiment (if we neglect practicalities such as the technology needed for reaching velocities comparable to the velocity of light, the cost of the fuel and the capacity of the traveller to sustain high accelerations), it shows that a sentient being can jump, "within a minute" (of his experienced time) arbitrarily far in the future, say sixty million years ahead, and see, and be part of, what (will) happen then on Earth. This is a clear way of realizing that the future "already exists" (as we can experience it "in a minute")." http://www.bourbaphy.fr/damourtemps.pdf

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