I am done with reading Feynman and commenting on it—especially because this site just got mutilated by the third DMCA takedown of material (see below). Follow me to my new blog. No Richard Feynman, Mr. Gottlieb or DMCA there! Pure logic only. This site has served its purpose, and that is to highlight the Rotten State of QED. 🙂
Long time ago – in 1996, to be precise – I studied Wittgenstein’s TLP—part of a part-time BPhil degree program. At the time, I did not like it. The lecture notes were two or three times the volume of the work itself, and I got pretty poor marks for it. I guess one has to go through life to get an idea of what he was writing about. With all of the nonsense lately, I thought about one of the lines in that little book: “One must, so to speak, throw away the ladder after he has climbed up it. One must transcend the propositions, and then he will see the world aright.” (TLP, 6-54)
For Mr. Gottlieb and other narrow-minded zealots and mystery wallahs – who would not be interested in Wittgenstein anyway – I’ll just quote Wittgenstein’s quote of Ferdinand Kürnberger:
“. . . und alles, was man weiss, nicht bloss rauschen und brausen gehört hat, lässt sich in drei Worten sagen.“
I will let you google-translate that and, yes, sign off here—in the spirit of Ludwig Boltzmann and Paul Ehrenfest. [Sorry for being too lengthy or verbose here.]
“Bring forward what is true. Write it so that it is clear. Defend it to your last breath.” (Boltzmann)
Jun 20, 2020, 4:30 PM UTC
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Well… Thank you, WordPress. I guess you’ll first suspend the site and then the account? I hope you’ll give me some time to create another account, at least? If not, this spacetime rebel will have to find another host for his site. 🙂
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