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Topic: time, cause and effect, etc.
Replies: 69   Last Post: Nov 29, 2013 10:50 PM

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 Wizard-Of-Oz Posts: 6 Registered: 10/24/13
Re: time, cause and effect, etc.
Posted: Nov 18, 2013 11:28 AM

Dale <dale20111942yllek@hushmail.com> wrote in news:71v7sl.unj.17.2
@news.alt.net:

> time could be:
>
> 1) finite
> 2) one of the various types of infinity
> 3) cyclical
> 4) fuzzy and perhaps infinite if its set is of low ordinality

It's a dimension

> I don't know about you, but I experience cause and effect
>
> for time to be finite there has to be a first cause and a last effect,

Not necessarily. Just as there is no smallest positive rational number

> our universe, as part of a multiverse, would have to exist within
> membranes or a manifold or something
>
> if time is cyclical, this is easy, the last effect is the first cause
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuga
>
> I don't think cause and effect are compatible with a continuum, I don't
> know enough about countable and uncountable infinities and associated
> math to talk about them
>
> I don't know enough about ordinalities of sets and associated math to

Then why are you talking?

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