Yes. Quantum physics is mostly non-empirical, and mostly mathematical. But the interpretations of their equations are philosophical metaphors and analogies. My own interpretation of Virtual Particles is that they are "popping" into and out of space-timePossibly. But in the quantum world much of the physics is the math. For example, a virtual particle may simply be a mathematical entity, an yet amateur philosophers may refer to these things popping in and out of physical existence. — jgill
The OP is pretty typical of a certain type of post; a physical theory without any maths. Physics has required maths since before Newton. It's a confusion of vaguely understood physical notions. — Banno
If the OP was on a Physics forum, it would indeed be "bad physics". But it was posted on a Philosophical forum where speculation & conjecture beyond known physics is part of the job description. The OP is not a physical theory, but a metaphysical theory, where math is limited to Fuzzy Logic. So, let's see where the dialog goes. :cool:The OP is pretty typical of a certain type of post; a physical theory without any maths. Physics has required maths since before Newton. It's a confusion of vaguely understood physical notions. — Banno
He came as a Baker: but owned, when too late—
And it drove the poor Bellman half-mad—
He could only bake Bride-cake—for which, I may state,
No materials were to be had.
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