Re: new to list

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Tue Aug 28 2001 - 11:02:56 MDT

"David G. McDivitt" wrote:
> What if the term or objectification "gravity" had not evolved. What if
> Newton played with electricity enough to call it "electromagnetic
> attraction" instead. How would that have affected the cosmological
> models we have today? Would it have saved us some time? It is a shame
> you think unqualified logic is mumbo jumbo. What is your source of
> inspiration by the way?

If Newton had called it 'electromagnetic attraction', he would have been
wrong, and somebody else would have come up with the correct theory of
gravity. You seem to be suffering from a very Kuhnian delusion that
physical laws are created by people.

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