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The Ancient Tension Between the Discrete and Continuous
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The Ancient Tension Between the Discrete and Continuous
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Brett Hall, Naval Ravikant
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Apr 9, 2021
The Ancient Tension Between the Discrete and Continuous
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Apr 9, 2021
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Length is not described by quantum theory; it's described by the general theory of relativity. And in that theory, space is infinitely divisible. There is no smallest possible length or
time.
General Relativity Dictates Space & Time Are Infinitely Divisible
In general relativity, the idea is the opposite. It says things can continuously vary, and the mathematics requires that things be continuously variable so they can be differentiated and so on. The idea there is that you can keep on dividing up space and you can keep on dividing up
time.
Unlike General Relativity, Particles Are Discrete in Quantum Theory
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General Relativity Dictates Space & Time Are Infinitely Divisible
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Unlike General Relativity, Particles Are Discrete in Quantum Theory
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There Are Attempts to Unify General Relativity & Quantum Theory
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General Relativity Dictates Space & Time Are Infinitely Divisible
Unlike General Relativity, Particles Are Discrete in Quantum Theory
There Are Attempts to Unify General Relativity & Quantum Theory
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