[Marxism] Symmetry in the universe: Physics says you shouldn’t exist. - Slate Magazine
schaffer at optonline.net
Tue Sep 3 19:12:56 MDT 2013
interesting article, but Goldberg (here) confuses two different (but
relate-able) ideas: fine tuning and various anthropic cosmological
principles on the one hand, and symmetry principles and the idea of
symmetry breaking on the other.
there are occasional authors sticking their neck out questioning whether
the universe is so finely tuned (in this or that parameter.
which, naturally, is itself critiqued:
which has been critiqued:
Goldberg's book on this pair of subjects looks good:
On 08/30/2013 11:01 AM, Louis Proyect wrote:
> Long live contingency.
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