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Re: VMs: Re: Leo Levitov questions
15/10/2004 4:23:58 AM, Andrew Sweeney <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Jumping out of a window introduces one to the effects of falling.
>Falling is a phenomenon; it's been around since Adam.
Adam is a social construct. He was created by God, itself a
social construct. QED.
Gravitation is a social construct, as it has just been
_seminally_ demonstrated to us by... what's his name?
Another social construct, anyway.
The notion of theory is a social construct. And
theories are social constructs.
>it's been around only since Newton.
Newton is a social construct. Without a mother
and a father, who were members of a social
environment, there would be no Newton. QED.
> But no matter what changes
>are made to the theory of gravitation, we'll still experience falling.
Don't you oppress me!!! (pers.com. Loretta, aka Stan, in Monty Python's
"Life of Brian")
>(Although when Einstein introduced relativity, it became a fact that a
>body now fell somewhat differently than it did under Newtonian
Andrew is a social construct. Not like Adam, more like Newton.
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