Published in About Me Stories·PinnedMember-onlyAbout Me — Michael DaltonAs a mature-aged student, I was awarded a PhD by Stanford University. For funding reasons, the topic of my thesis was not my first choice. I was more interested in the philosophical foundations of economics but I had to focus on a practical application. After completing my degree, I led…About Me5 min readAbout Me5 min read

PinnedOrbiting stars and origin of our universeChapters Mystery of dark matter Why do we exist Can you develop a new perspective on reality? Could there be a logical explanation for our universe? What building blocks are needed to create a universe? Can mathematics create new properties? How could mathematics be the foundation for reality? How does space…Consciousness2 min readConsciousness2 min read

Published in Intuition·May 23Member-onlyIs there a way forward? (#47)This series of articles discussed several ideas. Some of the ideas most relevant to this article are: Our universe is part of a self-consistent axiomatic system that does not depend on any external assumptions. For example: There is no need to assume the existence of an infinite number of universes…Science6 min readScience6 min read

Published in Intuition·May 16Member-onlyIs everything either black or white? (# 46)One conclusion of this series of articles is that our reality is a type of game. We are watching a movie and we can influence what happens next through the intensity of our feelings associated with events happening in the movie. …Philosophy5 min readPhilosophy5 min read

Published in Intuition·May 9Member-onlyHow to access zero-point energy (#45)The tide is the periodic motion of large volumes of water due to the gravitational forces of the sun and moon acting on the oceans. The gravitational pull of the moon is significant enough to cause a bulge in water at the shores. …Science4 min readScience4 min read

Published in Intuition·May 2Member-onlyWhy was the Great Pyramid built? (# 44)Many Egyptologists must be embarrassed by the Great Pyramid at Giza. The Great Pyramid seems to be perfectly proportioned without any prior evidence of how the builders knew facts such as the diameter of the Earth. …Science4 min readScience4 min read

Published in Intuition·Apr 25Member-onlyDo multiple pasts exist? (# 43)Previous articles discuss ideas associated with showing the origin of our universe lies in mathematics; the mathematical configuration of an eternal Anti-de Sitter (AdS) space that contains our universe creates quantum particles. Laboratories have demonstrated that when three quantum particles are combined, a new phenomenon can arise where that phenomenon…Generative Adversarial5 min readGenerative Adversarial5 min read

Published in Intuition·Apr 19Member-onlyLaws of physics and events on Earth (# 42)Previous articles in this series have developed the hypothesis that the origin of our universe is mathematical. This explanation does not need pre-requisite assumptions such as eternal consciousness or a field of quantum particles. …Physics7 min readPhysics7 min read

Published in Intuition·Apr 15Member-onlyCan we interpret our world? (# 41)This series of articles suggests that one of humanity’s roles is to describe our universe in ways that create descriptions of more complex universes. Kurt Gödel’s Impossibility Theorems prove that, in a De Sitter universe, a full mathematical system must be incomplete (see Article 4 - Could there be a…Science5 min readScience5 min read

Published in Intuition·Apr 10Member-onlyIs consciousness computation? (# 40)Most neuroscientists believe that consciousness originates in the cortex of the brain. Somehow, consciousness generates a sense of self. Since the 1990s, Professor Solms has been uncovering evidence that suggests the mainstream view of consciousness may not be correct. …Consciousness5 min readConsciousness5 min read