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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2008, 01:58:43 am »
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2008, 02:04:42 am »
Or, get taught relativity by the absurdly awesome physics teacher I had.

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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2008, 03:22:18 am »
I like this video for explaining the various dimensions. I few parts you may have to stop and think about some key points, but overall, it's very concise and well explained.
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #18 on: April 23, 2008, 12:01:01 pm »
I like this video for explaining the various dimensions. I few parts you may have to stop and think about some key points, but overall, it's very concise and well explained.

THIS VIDEO IS THE MOST COMPLETE AND UTTER CRAP EVER PRODUCED AND IT CAN PHYSICALLY HURT YOUR BRAIN

zero dimension = dot
one dimension = line

ok so far so good

two domension = two lines crossed??

okay it's a two dimensional object, but that's about as much as i can say

from there on it's better to just shut it off because it's a load of monkeycrap. this guy is talking all sorts of very interesting sounding bullshit.

the problem is, he talks about "dimension", in a way that's neither consistent with the geometric, nor the physical concept of the word.

in other words, he's talking about *something*, but something that doesn't really relate to *anything*

it also doesn't have *anything* to do with string theory.

just, just, forget you ever saw this. it's BAD. it's bad like people trying to explain magic through [what they think they know about] quantum theory.
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2008, 09:04:14 pm »
There are two kinds of people in this world.. Winners and losers.. I think we know which kind you are.

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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2008, 09:29:27 pm »
I like this video for explaining the various dimensions. I few parts you may have to stop and think about some key points, but overall, it's very concise and well explained.

THIS VIDEO IS THE MOST COMPLETE AND UTTER CRAP EVER PRODUCED AND IT CAN PHYSICALLY HURT YOUR BRAIN

zero dimension = dot
one dimension = line

ok so far so good

two domension = two lines crossed??

okay it's a two dimensional object, but that's about as much as i can say

from there on it's better to just shut it off because it's a load of monkeycrap. this guy is talking all sorts of very interesting sounding bullshit.

the problem is, he talks about "dimension", in a way that's neither consistent with the geometric, nor the physical concept of the word.

in other words, he's talking about *something*, but something that doesn't really relate to *anything*

it also doesn't have *anything* to do with string theory.

just, just, forget you ever saw this. it's BAD. it's bad like people trying to explain magic through [what they think they know about] quantum theory.

I got as far as the ant before I had to shut it off.
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2008, 02:06:25 am »

That movie was filmed in my hometown (Portland).

Oregon?

Yup.

Oh. Well then, come to Tiga on May 7th so you can listen to my boyfriend DJ. I will be there drinking ginger lemon drops all night.
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2008, 02:20:29 am »
I'd love to.  I'll be the nervous-looking guy drinking a coke in the back.
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2008, 04:15:52 am »
I'd love to.  I'll be the nervous-looking guy drinking a coke in the back.

And I'll be the 7 foot tall tranny that takes slips you a mickey and takes you home for some proper raep.

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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #24 on: April 24, 2008, 10:00:20 am »
I'd love to.  I'll be the nervous-looking guy drinking a coke in the back.

And I'll be the 7 foot tall tranny that takes slips you a mickey and takes you home for some proper raep.

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Also, Tiga is so small that there is no "back", so I'll be the little plump woman accidentally sitting in your lap.
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2008, 12:38:23 am »
Who could pass up a fun-filled evening of getting raped?
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Re: How to pretend to understand relativity without studying it
« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2008, 12:58:17 am »
Who could pass up a fun-filled evening of getting raped?

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