Salim Huerta
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The Reference Dawkins makes to the middle world could be continued. Into an infinite fractal geometry. Who advocates this possibility?

It seems to me that a fractal universe is possible and has been informally proposed by many renounced scientists and intellectuals. One I can vividly remember hearing is when Richard Feynman said maybe the whole universe is a single electron and it is moving super fast back and forward in time. The lack of empirical data does mean that this is just a idea. However I would like you to ask yourself how many ideas are true now that at one point in the past had no empirical data.

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I appreciate all the comments.
I would like you all to consider now the new theory in physics which describes universes existing in the singularity of black holes. It has actually become quite popular now. I contend that this would only be a possibility in a fractal universe. An infinitely expanding space (possibly) in a 1 dimensional singularity of 0 volume. Then so on and so forth it repeats, it is possible then that all the universes that have ever existed could exist in a 1 dimensional point in space. It's all about scale.
@edward long I do agree that a theory which implies fractal universes would not be proved by truth, but the untruth of any other possibility through empirical data.

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    Apr 30 2012: Emprical data can support untruth as well as truth (flat earth; geocentric solar system; the planet Pluto; etc.). Your question asks who supports the idea of the "limitless queerness" of the Universe as proposed by Richard Dawkins. I agree with his self-fulfilling prophecy that there is no limit to the fantastic, imaginative propositions that can be put forth as possible explanations of the Universe. There is, of course, only one Truth and it can transcend empirical data. Thanks, Mr. Huerta.
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    Apr 28 2012: " the web of our life is of a mingled yarn,good and ill together" ideas too are good et ill
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    Apr 28 2012: I guess every modern convenience/invention that we didn't have in the middle ages would be 'true now' with 'no empirical data' in the past. Regarding the 'fractalness' of the universe, we don't have the data. We're not yet in the 'middle ages' of scientific discovery - in my opinion.