Contradictions and Paradoxes

One of the things that got me interested in Cosmology to begin with was the sheer quantity of contradictions and paradoxes which have surfaced over the years. From Heisenberg to Schroedinger we are discovering time and again that, as we get closer to the limits of the macro- and micro-cosms, more and more of these are showing up. In this section we will begin to examine many of these inconsistencies and see if we can’t correct, explain or eliminate some or all of them.

Our contention is that while our current system of mathematics works fine for everyday, simple applications it breaks down at the extremes. Nature doesn’t use true spheres or lines or circles therefore it doesn’t have to round-off or perform complex calculations. Fuller contends that one of the reasons we have been able to use our complex system as well as we have is that computers have enabled us to by allowing us to perform these calculations with such speed that we think it’s simple.

Let’s take a closer look.


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