Re: 11 questions about the Universe

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Jan 21 2001 - 00:00:31 MST

> >The *previous* big bang came before the big bang.
> [Harvey Newstrom] always theorized that time bounced back-and-forth in
> both
> directions. After time flows from the big bang to the big crunch, it
> would bounce back and flow the other way The big crunch played
> backwards becomes the big bang for the next iteration of the
> universe. Our big bang was the previous big crunch likewise reversed.

My notion is that the big bang is an event that is repeated an
infinite number of times, since time is infinite. Space is finite
however, and contains an unimaginably large but finite number
of particles. Since space is quantized, then those finite number
of particles can arrange themselves in a finite number of ways.
In an infinite number of big bangs, each of those finite number
of arrangements must occur eventually. Therefore, we have
been here before, having this exact conversation, thinking
these exact thoughts. Furthermore, we have been here
before in this exact configuration an infinite number of times.
And we will be here again, an infinite number of times. The
whole notion tends to freak ones beak, does it not? spike

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