tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post110317613922423676..comments2020-11-16T04:01:17.955-07:00Comments on The Geomblog: GĂ¶del and EinsteinSuresh Venkatasubramanianhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15898357513326041822noreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-1103235577388110012004-12-16T15:19:00.000-07:002004-12-16T15:19:00.000-07:00I had read about Godel's solutions to General Rela...I had read about Godel's solutions to General Relativity quite a while ago. I don't recall where but I remember that the article said that Kurt showed his rotating universe ideas to Einstein who thought it interesting but absurd.<br /><br />If you want to learn more about theories that consider time to be nonexistent then you might do a search on Julian Barbour.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-1103224880952875962004-12-16T12:21:00.000-07:002004-12-16T12:21:00.000-07:00"No consistent system can be used to prove its own..."No consistent system can be used to prove its own consistency."<br /><br />Why? How is this a philosophical problem? The wikipedia page deals within the context of mathematics. But, going by the theorems reputation, I suppose it has much wider implications. Do you have any suggestions for further reading? <br /><br />The idea of Time suggested above is mind-bending! I get the same shock I experienced when I understood Chris Everett's Many-worlds Interpretation. -Selva (thescian.com)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com