Member Since June 2, 2008
A clash of ideas is not a catastrophe, it is an opportunity. Only its constructive conclusions should be allowed to leave the academic framework.
About harry:

University professor.  Research: interaction of lasers with matter, quantum statistical mechanics, photobiology.


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Commented: About Chris's answer

Where do the laws of nature come from?

Answered: Anything which the laws the nature exclude will ...

As formulated the statement of Sivashanmugam does not make sense.What is obvious is that: Anything which the laws of nature exclude will never be the experimentally confirmed knowledge of anyone. This ...

Answered: What are your suggestions to improve the content ...

Sivashanmugam does not know what is meant by laws of nature and erroneously believes that the method and the tools used to discover the nature of what is observed are the laws of nature. Keeping this ...

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Hello Pooch, I think that we agree on the belief in freedom and also that freedom is not a given. It is a sign of maturity As you said, you have to "grow". The point i wanted to make is that in order ...

Answered: Aren't the laws of nature universal?

I am not so sure about that since we view different parts of the universe at different times and there are indications that fundamental constants seemed to have changed a little with time. I believe ...

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What you mean to say is that every cause has been caused to cause and that there is no uncaused cause. Is that what you say?

Commented: About harry's answer

I don't understand. You can be born into a religion but it's not in your genes. If you believe that everything is ruled by the laws of nature, you have chosen not to choose.

Answered: If steven can mix 20 drinks in 5 minutes and ...

JanetR' s answer is correct to within one second, otherwise it is 2min 43.636363...sec.

Answered: What do you make of the finding that man has no ...

Physicalist, the actions described in your experiments are not free actions but reactions. I claim that a free man could , even at the cost of his life, refuse to do the will of a dictator to bear ...

Answered: Is there any true difference between science and ...

Religion is based on the commandments of God, which we choose to obey, not on the laws of nature. Our free choice requires that nature should have no choice, otherwise it could stop us from freely ...

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