[time 177] Re: [time 174] Prime numbers in pregeometry

Stephen P. King (stephenk1@home.com)
Mon, 05 Apr 1999 12:30:03 -0400


        You are getting into what Peter is talking about! Please read his

Ben Goertzel wrote:
> >The idea about primes as 'minimal systems' resonates with my own
> >thinking. I have also played with the idea about prime numbers as minimal
> >systems, minimal system regarded now as elementary particle. Prime number
> >decomposition for integer n= prod_k p_k^(n^k) is like many particle state
> >containing n_k elementary particles (bosons) of type p_k.
> Yes, this is sort of how I'm thinking, but my pregeometric minimal systems
> occur
> at a level beneath that of particles -- particles are perhaps equivalence
> classes of minimal systems or some such?

        Yes, they are "equivalence classes"!


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