[ExI] infinity

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Wed Aug 25 22:49:30 UTC 2021



…> On Behalf Of William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat
Subject: Re: [ExI] infinity


>…Well, I don't understand that metaphor.  How about this one?  We are effectively inside a finite sphere.  Why can't we go as far as we can in one direction and run into a wall or something?   bill w



Overworking the familiar old 3 dimensions in space notion Billw.  Think 4 dimensional spacetime.  There are no walls in that system, only a start time and (if finite) and end time.  If infinite, then only a start time.




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