In this article, I want to talk about what we will refer to in this post-modern era of physics as the profound analogy. The profound analogy came to me some days ago as I thought about the physical universe and the metaphysical universe.
I found out that they have a very useful connection which will go a long way in making us understand reality and the way we do science. The profound analogy will serve as one of the concepts that further ratifies and consolidates the new metaphysical way of doing science.
Post-modern physics has created a new path for us, away from the path classical and modern physics had set for us. Post-modern physics is now driving us towards the metaphysical nature of the universe, changing in a fundamental way how we understand cosmic laws.
But even as we proceed in this new path towards the metaphysical universe based on absolute space and time, we cannot just easily forget that we have already created a physical universe based on relative space and time.
So, we seek for a connection that I referred to as the profound analogy between the two universes because this connection will prove to be useful in at least informing us about why the physical universe appeared to be all the universe is when it isn’t.
Now, let’s discuss the profound analogy between the physical universe and the metaphysical universe. First and foremost, the profound analogy arises because it is a common tradition in the physical universe and in the metaphysical universe to attach space and time to a central substance which in turn define how we understand space and time in both universes.
Listen: In the physical universe, relative space and time are attached to mass or matter, whereas in the metaphysical universe, absolute space and time are attached to inertia. The diagram below depicts this.
The diagrammatic depiction of the profound analogy
What constitutes substance in the physical universe is mass and relative space and time are attached to it. But what constitutes substance in the metaphysical universe is inertia and absolute space and time are attached to it.
Let’s discuss this further. In the physical universe, we have relative space and time which are attached to mass or matter being meter sticks and clocks respectively. So, we cannot talk about relative space without meter sticks (mass or matter) and we cannot talk about relative time without clocks (also mass or matter).
We need these matters in the physical universe in order to describe relative space and time. But post-modern physics is informing us that when we go to the root of reality, mass is not the fundamental substance of the cosmos, rather inertia is.
With this new discovery of the true substance of reality (inertia) comes a new understanding of space and time such that they become entities attached to inertia and not to mass.
In classical and modern physics, we assumed that space and time were attached to mass, but post-modern physics is changing this our understanding.
Furthermore, in the physical universe, we find an obvious dependence of relative space on mass (meter sticks) and we find a subtle independence of relative time from mass (clocks).
Since classical physics, we have always known or felt that time can flow regardless of mass (clocks) and that clocks are just there to assist us to quantify time.
This same physical description of the obvious dependence of relative space on mass and the subtle independence of relative time from mass has an analogy in the metaphysical universe also.
This is why in the metaphysical description of absolute space and time, you will see that absolute space has an obvious dependence on inertia just like relative space has an obvious dependence on mass (meter sticks) while absolute time has a subtle independence from inertia just as relative time has a subtle independence from mass (clocks).
The profound analogy brings us to really see that in both the physical universe and in the metaphysical universe, we cannot talk about their respective space and time without attaching them to how substance is respectively understood in both universes.
So, you must come to the real recognition of absolute space and time as entities that are attached to inertia just as relative space and time are attached to mass.Absolute space and time are entities that are attached to inertia just as relative space and time are attached to mass.Click To Tweet
This new way of understanding space and time based on inertia is what has birthed the new science and the theory of the universe. And it has now become clear from this article on the profound analogy why the physical universe appeared to be all about reality.
Also, relative space and time as they are attached to mass have only one form each. There is no such thing as the two forms of relative space and time in the physical universe.
But in the metaphysical universe, we find out that there are two forms of absolute space and time. This is due to the fact that we have taken our eyes off mass or matter and we are now looking at inertia.
You must have this at the back of your mind so that you will understand the new bedrock of reality from which the assertions and discoveries of post-modern physics emerge! Post-modern physics is standing on absolute space and time as they are based on inertia and not on mass.Post-modern physics is standing on absolute space and time as they are based on inertia and not on mass.Click To Tweet
The profound analogy shows us that what we are now doing in the metaphysical universe is similar to what we did in the physical universe. And that the metaphysical universe is a direct result of our new understanding of the nature and relevance of inertia.
Also, I must inform you that I couldn’t really capture the foundation of the new theory until I saw how inertia underlies it.
Absolute space and time based on inertia have a different character from relative space and time based on mass, and their already mentioned two forms are one of them.
Also, in post-modern physics, inertia has a single representation or appearance for absolute space and time, unlike in classical and modern physics where mass has two different representations or appearances as meter sticks and clocks for relative space and time respectively. This in itself is an important applicatory unification.
Absolute space and time based on inertia give us the understanding of the eternal and transcendent universe. These entities have been before mass was formed, so relative space and time based on mass describe the transient and non-transcendent universe.
This is why I talk about the eternal universe because absolute time has been before matter was formed and consequently relative time, and also why I talk about the transcendent universe because absolute space has also been before matter was formed and consequently relative space.
Thus, in post-modern physics, we are going beyond the creation of matter to the very pre-existing roots of reality. Absolute space and time are the much-needed entities in order for us to construct the new cosmology based on a stable, eternal and transcendent metaphysical universe.
Finally, the profound analogy informs us that just as we had in the physical universe described relative space and time based on mass, so should we in the metaphysical universe describe absolute space and time based on inertia, and that we should be rest assured of the unified and encompassing understanding of the universe that the latter provides.
Until next time,
I will be here.
– M. V. Echa