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Dude, that doesn't make his equations any less precise, nor his insights less valid.   He doesn't say he got his insights from the sentient computer, only that it began his path.  He even admits the phone calls, which his mother also heard, could have come from some strange intelligence plot cooked up by an agency here or there.

But there's a whole 'nother side to him and his work.  Some of his insights he got while doing the grunt work for Abdus Salaam's Nobel.  That Sarfatti worked for Salaam doesn't invalidate his Nobel.  Brian Josephson remains in constant contact with him, despite sarfatti's sentient computer.  That doesn't invalidate the Josephson Junction.  and for what it's worth, Sarfatti is a center of the physics consciousness world.

Full disclosure.  I can't argue physics, because i'm not, nor ever will be one in this lifetime.  Sarfatti is a close friend of mine for nearly 30 years.  I stayed at his house in November, so i'm prejudiced.  I have seen him at his most brilliant, and i have seen him at his most manic.  But as Jack himself often says, it doesn't matter if he's crazy, it matters if the equations check out.

And i do have personal knowledge of how much equation checking is being done at high levels around the world.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Wed Jan 2nd, 2008 at 12:26:38 PM EST
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