On Dec 3, 12:27 pm, "G=EMC^2" <herbertglazi...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Dec 2, 7:13 pm, jdawe <mrjd...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > On Dec 3, 10:51 am, "Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway" > > > <LordAndroc...@December2012.org> wrote: > > > "jdawe" wrote in message > > > >news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > > > > The fastest way to travel between two points in space is via a > > > straight line. > > > > In fact, if you travel on a true straight line to your destination > > > then you will get there instantaneously. > > > > So, how fast is instantaneous? Well it is ZERO of course... > > > > An instantaneous journey takes 0 seconds, 0 hours and 0 days. > > > > Forget light speed.. and forget Star Trek warp speed... > > > > Instantaneous is the quickest way we can arrive at our destination. > > > > -------------- > > > > Perfect - Imperfect > > > > Instantaneous - Gradual > > > > Linear - Curvature > > > > Continuum - Discrete > > > > Zero - Value > > > > Fiction - Fact > > > > So, a Perfect, Instantaneous, Linear, Continuum of ZERO seconds to our > > > destination is a Fictitious fantasy! > > > > Impossible - Possible > > > > Absolute - Relative > > > > Even though it is impossible to obtain we must still start from this > > > absolute reference frame when we are calculating our equations: > > > > Begin - End > > > > We must always begin with ZERO. > > > > If we are going to calculate how long it will take for us to get from > > > point A to point B then we draw a fictitious straight line from point > > > A to point B. > > > > Mathematically, we represent this straight line with a 0. > > > > Zero degrees linear, zero seconds etc. > > > > RELATIVE to this 0 degree ABSOLUTE straight line reference frame we > > > get a degree of curvature that must be encountered for us to reach the > > > destination in real life. > > > > Instantaneous - Gradual > > > > Linear - Curved > > > > For each degree of CURVATURE encountered a GRADUAL time value must be > > > added to the INSTANTANEOUS LINEAR 0. > > > > ============================================= > > > See a psychiatrist, you are totally deranged. > > > *plonk* > > > > -- This message is brought to you from the keyboard of > > > Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway > > > The funny thing is even though the Absolute, Linear, Continuum is > > INSTANTANEOUS it is also absolutely at rest. It is PASSIVELY > > INSTANTANEOUS. > > > The best way to understand this is look at a garden hose. > > > The more we remove the various kinks out of that hose then the fasert > > the water will come out the end. If we remove all the kinks out of the > > hose so that it is a perfect straight line then the water would go > > through instantaneously. > > > Even though the hose represents instantaneous travel it is also at > > rest relative to the water flowing through it. > > > This is why instantaneous is a passive constant not an active > > variable. > > > And of course that passive constant is 0. > > You have to be kidding. The kink is in your thinking Trebet
Just remember a true straight linear hose with no kinks (curves) is a zero dimensional microcosmic point.