What thought did I have last tuesday, 19 years ago that *almost* bubbled up to the consciousness but ‘not quite’? Can that be reconstructed?

rooted for string theory for a long time. But then you have things like fractures and then there’s lost information. *that’s* the thing I don’t like thinking about: There’s an assumption in much of science that no *information* is ever lost or destroyed, only transformed. Information is linked to energy thing, the theory being that we can reconstruct anything that ever was so long as we have the right information – and that the information *is* available.

But.. is it?

What thought did I have last tuesday, 19 years ago that *almost* bubbled up to the consciousness but ‘not quite’? Can that be reconstructed?

In short, no data lost is a nice idea that _might_ turn out to not be true at all – perhaps not even close.

But… for Physics to admit that information _could_ be lost, means admitting a limitation to Physics … and it would limit its predictive power, both forwards and backwards in time.

I liked string theory; so very musical and harmoneous and taps into the hippie-side of me where everything works together in peace and harmony and such.

But I can’t really back it seriously. I want to. I especially like Brane theory (M-Brane) but in the end, I have to admit that they’re bedtime stories.. nice comforting stories that makes everything known and ok. The big bad wolf is discovered, grandma and the little girl are safe, and the wolf chopped into bits… but I suspect the original tale is likely a more accurate analogies of the way things are, alas.

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