determinism, Euler's formula, free will, general relativity, helix, Minkowski spacetime, Native American time concepts, Novikov self-consistency conjecture, parametric equations, physics, Quantum Mechanics, spacetime, special relativity, time concepts, wave-particle duality
“Now, I (being very thin) think differently; and that so much of motion, is so much of life, and so much of joy–––and that to stand still, or get on but slowly, is death and the devil–––”
Laurence Sterne, Tristram Shandy, Vol. VII, Chp. XIII.
This post has nothing to do with politics or economics. Surprisingly, this discussion on time does fold back onto human dignity, however briefly, but even this is somewhat tangential. At its core, to be honest, it is simply a brain-fart conjecture that has been swimming around in my thoughts for some years. It is time to let this go public so I can get it out of my head.
So here is the brain-fart conjecture, posed as a question:
Is time best modeled as a helix?