Friday, November 12, 2004
And here I thought the comments at Fark.com on our arrow-of-time paper were a little lowbrow. Why didn't anybody tell me there was also a long thread over at the Free Republic? This comment was pretty good:
Okay, I'm no physicist, but I maintain that time does not exist. It is an artificial construct of man that simply represents the number of ticks from a clock. Somebody prove me wrong.But here's my favorite:
"Scientists blah blah blah, blah blah blah, blah blah-blah, blah-blah-blah..."From where, exactly, did the stereotype spring about theoretical physicists being all in it for the money? And dammit, where's my Porsche?