> So if the solar system were all there was to the universe, there could
> be no evolution? I don't grasp the preventive mechanism here. A closed
> system can always be partitioned conceptually; then you've got two or more
> systems, each open to the others.
One of the points of my challenge includes an "indefinite" increase in
That does away with any concern of advancing a limited degree of local
within a larger closed system.
> >I've offered this challenge for years; no one has ever met the challenge.
> Last year we had a challenger who kept offering $10,000 or so for
> some kind of proof. He was fun for a little while.
I'm sure his $10,000 was never in any danger.