Date: Wed Dec 04 2002 - 17:13:13 EST
Quoting Rakesh Bhandari <email@example.com>: > re 8115 > > Hi Andrew, > > I have in mind the age old model of mechanical motion, parodied as > billiard ball causality. Here an instance of mechanical motion has to > be begun by an imposition from an external agent. > Now weren't there attempts (Hume? the Enlightenment philosophes? > Naturphilosophie?) to introduce the idea of self-moving active > matter? Why pose things in this archaic way? The real issue is why the universe is in a low entropy state.
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