Re: Does "identical" mean "one"?

Hara Ra (
Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:50:50 -0700

>Harvey Newstrom :
>Does this mean that there is only one hydrogen atom in the entire
>universe? One helium atom? One of each of about 100 elements, meaning
>the entire universe consists of about 100 atoms? This seems to be
>mysticism at its best, claiming that we are all one, and that
>distinctions between me and thee are illusions. This is the first time
>I have heard this theory outside religious mysticism. Do other
>extropians really feel this way?
Richard Feynman suggested that a positron is an electron traveling backward in time. If this is so, the Universe may well be a few quarks traveling back and forth in space and time.

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