Dr. Christopher Hillman, a well known Cornell Ph.D. in mathematics
and General Relativity expert (sci.physics.relativity) has recently
criticized Hammond's SPOG (scientific proof of God). Hammond's
reply to his errant criticism appears below in the form of a FAQ:
SPOG "Signature of the Metric" -- FAQ
Chris Hillman and other Relativity and Mathematics wags
have argued that the the 4x4 Psychometry Correlation matrix
of [E,N,P,g] which Hammond claims is Factor Analytically
isomorphic to the 4x4 Space-time metric g_(ab)=[X,Y,X,t]
(vis a vis the Cartesian geometry of the human brain)
cannot be so because a Correlation matrix is Euclidean,
and the Space-time Metric is Lorentzian.
Such a statement demonstrates ignorance of basic Physics
and is INCORRECT mathematically and scientifically.
In the first place, a Correlation matrix is not a
"Metric", because there is no "distance" formally defined in
Psychometric Space, as there is in Space-time (the proper
distance, so called). As any physicist can see, the
Correlation Matrix is therefore only a table of the "absolute
values" of the elements of the underlying "Psychometry Metric".
In other words, Psychometry has no way of measuring the
"Signature" of the Psychometry Metric, it can only measure
the numerical values of the elements.
Now, in fact, it is recognized that the "distance" in
Psychometric space is quite obviously a measure of "personality
differenc" (metrical distance), but there is no way to determine
(precisely) the signature of this Metric. In fact, there
is AMPLE EVIDENCE that the signature is actually 2, the
same as the Lorentz Metric, but this has not been confirmed
as of yet. This evidence consists of the fact that there
is a "powerful quadrature" (quadratic anisotropy) in Psychometric
space which has been known for 2,500 years ever since Hippocrates
the Father of Medicine announced that he thought that
Psychology was a Quadrature and named the 4-Cardinal
quadrants the "Four-Humors". In modern data, we know that
a signature-2 metric produces a powerful "quadrature" in
the proper-distance field about a point known as the
"Leminiscate of Bernoulli" (the inverse of Minkowski's
Rectangular-Hyperbola). This Quadrate-Lemniscate is
believed to cause the Bicameral/Two-Party System for
instance because of it's powerful quadrature influence
on Personality (social) Conflict geometry.
Basically, what all of this is saying is that Intelligence
(IQ) SUBTRACTS from personality difference, in the same way
as Time-difference SUBTRACTS from Space-difference in
Relativity. There is every evidentiary indication that
this fact will eventually be confirmed in Psychometric Space,
the same as it has been confirmed in Real-space.
MEANWHILE, it is ESSENTIAL to point out, that the SPOG
(Scientific Proof of God) can be rigorously physically
proven, without even MENTIONING the word "Gravity". Some
people don't seem to understand this. This "Gravity"
identification with "God" is only the creme de la creme,
the "frosting on the cake" as it were of the SPOG. It
is neither essential, nor crucial to scientifically
establishing the direct cause, and proof, of God.
Let me explain this point. The "direct physical cause"
of God is shown by the SPOG to be the Secular Trend in
brain growth. Brain growth is demonstrated by Psychometric
measurement to be "physically capable" of explaining
"supernormal changes in reality" (i.e. 'miracles') and
the brain is shown to be, itself therefore, the "creator' of
physical reality as we know it. The simplest most expedient
heuristic device so far discovered to explain this is the
"brain as a computer" model:
Computer brain model of
The Human Brain is like a computer,
running a program called Reality.
Any change in the program is called
a Law of Physics, but any change in
the Computer is called an Act of God.
"Brain growth" is a "hardware upgrade" of the computer, and
this causes a "supernatural" change in the Reality-program
that has no visible cause within the program. Brain growth
acts like a faster processor, more memory etc. And suddenly
"science" (the program) cannot explain this "supernatural"
change in reality. This is called "God".
Ok, so Hammond's identification of the "Cartesian" (3-axis_
structure of the brain, is sufficient to show that the 4-metrical
variable of Physics cause the 4-metrical variable of Psychometry.
note that ALL YOU HAVE TO PROVE IS THAT THERE ARE "ONLY 4",
you don't even have to know what the signature of the metric is,
since it is mathematically known that a 4x4 Correlation matrix
can only have ONE FACTOR. So we have proven that Psychology,
AXIOMATICALLY, ends in ONE FACTOR. Given the known biological
cause of this factor (brain growth), and it's "supernatural"
effect on reality, we see that we ALREADY HAVE a sufficient
scientific explanation of "God"..... without even MENTIONING
the connection to "Gravity".
Fact is however, the connection to "Gravity" is quite obvious.
Since the higher order factor in Einsteinian Linearized GR
is in fact Gravity, and (assuming) the signature is the same,
is Factor analytically causally related to "God". (Gravity
mediates brain growth... quantujm gravity in the brain...
according to sir Roger Penrose, 1994)
Fact of the matter is, that the indication that "Gravity"
is the ULTIMATE cause of "God" is at least 70% certain,
all things considered... and it certainly is one of the most
stupendous discoveries in the history of science. But, we
MUST point out, that it is not NECESSARY to prove the EXISTENCE
-- BE SURE TO VISIT MY WEBSITE, BELOW: ----------------------------------------------------------- George Hammond, M.S. Physics Email: email@example.com Website: http://people.ne.mediaone.net/ghammond/index.html -----------------------------------------------------------
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