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Transitions from the abstract to the observable
Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:01am

The idea that an unobservable non-deterministic abstract state can transition into an observable and deterministic one suggests... a mechanism of non-temporal causality.

Could there be another form of "time"? Or "things" besides just atoms, molecules, and photons that can "move" or "transition" relative to each other whilst we flatlanders would consider them to be non-extant abstractions?

I found this Wiki article interesting.

Is it possible that particles exist as abstractions, even if they do not have a physical existence?

The concepts of "virtual particles", "higher dimensions", etc. have been used before by physicists. Are they correct? How does an abstract, or virtual, particle become an actual particle? If it were possible to determine, would it then be "deterministic"?


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