Re: The big picture

Damien Broderick (
Wed, 27 Oct 1999 13:02:28 +0000

At 10:41 AM 26/10/99 -0700, florence wrote:

>within each and every
>part is a complete 'map' (much like DNA) of the

How do you know? It seems very unlikely.

>conceptually clearest through
>the example of the hologram

< sound of head slamming despairingly into brick wall >

The observable universe is nothing like a hologram. (That is what makes holograms interesting and unlike, say, photographs, fish and the square root of minus 3.) If you wish to say that it is, in the face of the evidence, please identify the scanning and reference coherent illumination used to make it.

>It is like the posters on the wall
>of kindergarten class

Yes indeed.

Damien Broderick