Quotations From NATHAN COPPEDGE


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  • 'Think of particles as attempted thoughts, or any other remarkable paradigm. Time travel is part way to true thought.'
    - -Nathan Coppedge, November 2017
  • 'At first, one might guess they are blaming me for inventing it—But they don't really think I did….It might be more accurare to say that they are not blaming me for not inventing it—Isn't that what they do for most people? After all, how can you blame someone for doing something they didn't do? And they don't think I DID invent it (or anyone else?) . So… They might be blaming me for not inventing if it were possible at all— They might be messed up in the mind! It is easier and more cogent to say they are blaming me for not inventing it unless I did! ! ! But they deny this. They say they blame me for inventing it, unless they blame me for not inventing it. Somehow for them, perpetual motion is a blame game. I would rather say, who is the most responsible! Who is most responsible? The one who designs it and the one who builds it, in equal measure! '
    - -Nathan Coppedge, November 2017
  • 'Philosophy is Liberal Arts. Logic has as much in common with language, aesthetics, and metaphysics as mathematics does with physics, economics, and engineering.'
    - -Nathan Coppedge, November 2017
  • 'This philosophy, which is completely generalistic, results in a high degree of significant specializations, which would ultimately be treated more like a dimension of virtual paradise to be experienced and enjoyed than as a career path that is the subject of a miserable thesis.'
    - -Nathan Coppedge, December 2017
  • 'However, if the alternative to contradiction is physics, then there is no way to contradict the physical universe, and so the universe would be a perpetual motion machine. But if this physics were a contradiction, it could only produce smaller perpetual motion machines, since the universe exists, and eternity is measured in perpetual motion machines, and insofar as eternity is measured perpetual motion is physical. If physics is not a perpetual motion machine, that means it is being contradicted, which means there are contradictions in physics.'
    - Nathan Coppedge, revised Bard College Epiphanies, December 2017
  • 'By all accounts I lived one of the most miserable, infinitely significant lives, and there is not much evidence I will be remembered if I die. My plan is to be immortal, so people eventually get the message that I have special importance. Maybe if I'm a god they will understand my selfless mission to create perpetual motion and solve the ultimate problems of philosophy.'
    - -Nathan Coppedge, December 2017, message addressed to someone who potentially experiences eidetic visions.
  • 'Life has ideas! Life can afford understanding! Understanding is a meaningful experience! Life is worth living! Live the life that acquires worthwhile experiences.'
    - -Nathan Coppedge, December 2017
  • 'Creativity may not be easy, but it does not necessarily require mastery.'
    - -Nathan Coppedge, December 2017
  • 'A good scientific theory is reasonable and falsifiable. A good philosophical theory is useful and exclusive. Exclusive here means that if there are alternatives they are accounted for, or the theory is considered logically corrupt.'
    - Nathan Coppedge, December 2017
  • 'My impression is Dark Ages are a time of peace of mind and emotional wellbeing. Seriously, it may as well be the American golden age.'
    - Nathan Coppedge, January 2018
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