From: Jimmy Wales <jwales(a)joey.bomis.com>
Reply-To: English Wikipedia <wikien-l(a)Wikipedia.org>
To: English Wikipedia <wikien-l(a)Wikipedia.org>
Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] Mr. Royce and SR
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 12:19:05 -0700
Dante Alighieri wrote:
Mr. Royce, could you please define what you mean
by "real" in the sense
that you've used it in your "proof"? You say "real clock rhythm",
mass", and "real energy", but don't fully define those terms. Perhaps
the root of the misunderstanding here is a difference in word usage?
Maybe people on the list are missing your fundamental point because
they aren't using the same words to mean the same things...
Yes, but please do it elsewhere. We don't need a discussion of
It doesn't matter a bit whether what Mr. Royce is saying is true or
not. The only real question we need to ask is: can we find it in a
textbook or similar?
To repeat, it is written in the well-regarded-by-all-physicists book
_Spacetime Physics_ which was written by the esteemed physicist
John A. Wheeler. (I even gave the exact page number as well as the
We don't _do_ physics on wikipedia, we merely
on the state of the subject.
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